Scanning Both Sides of a Document Using the ADF (Windows) - MX532

Article ID: ART176890 | Date published: 06/09/2020 | Date last updated: 06/09/2020
 

Description

Learn how to use the MX532 to scan both sides of a document using a process known as duplex scanning.

Solution

Scanning Multiple Documents at One Time from the ADF (Auto Document Feeder)

Place multiple documents on the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) and scan at one time.

 You can scan multiple documents at one time from the ADF when scanning via Auto, Document, Custom, or ScanGearIn the Settings dialog box, set Select Source to ADF or Auto, and scan.

 The screens for scanning documents are used as examples in the following descriptions.

  1. Place the documents on the ADF.

  2. Start IJ Scan Utility.

  3. Click Settings....

    Click Settings (outlined in red)

    The Settings dialog box appears.

  4. Click Document Scan.

    Click Document Scan (outlined in red) to view the Document Scan settings
  5. Select Select Source based on what you will scan.

    To scan only the front side of each document, select Document (ADF/Platen) or Document (ADF Simplex).

    To scan both sides of each document, select Document (ADF Manual Duplex).

    Make a selection for Select Source (outlined in red)
  6. Set the color mode, document size, and scanning resolution as required.

    Click Document Scan Orientation Settings... to specify the orientation of the documents to be scanned. In the displayed dialog box, you can specify the Orientation and Binding Side. How to place the documents when scanning the back sides depends on the Binding Side.

    After adjusting the settings, click OK.

    Set the Color Mode, Page Size, and Resolution (outlined in red) as desired

    The IJ Scan Utility main screen appears.

  7. Click Document.

    Click Document (outlined in red)

    Scanning starts.

     Click Cancel to cancel the scan.

    When Document (ADF Manual Duplex) is selected for Select Source, proceed to Step 8.

  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to place the documents.

     The screens for scanning with Orientation set to Portrait are used as examples in the following descriptions.

    When Long edge is Selected for Binding Side in Document Scan Orientation Settings...:

    Place the documents after rotating the output documents 180 degrees.

    figure: Manual Duplex Scanning dialog box (Long edge)

    When Short edge is Selected for Binding Side in Document Scan Orientation Settings...:

    Place the documents without changing the orientation of the output documents.

    figure: Manual Duplex Scanning dialog box (Short edge)
  9. Click OK.

    Scanning starts.

 Click Cancel to cancel the scan.

 Scanned images are saved in the folder set for Save in in the corresponding Settings dialog box displayed by clicking Settings.... In each Settings dialog box, you can also make advanced scan settings.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.
 


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