IJ Scan Utility (Windows) - Settings (Auto Scan) Dialog Box - TS8320

Article ID: ART177295 | Date published: 08/06/2020 | Date last updated: 08/06/2020
 

Description

Learn about the settings that can be adjusted in the Settings (Auto Scan) in IJ Scan Utility for Windows.

Solution

Settings (Auto Scan) Dialog Box

Click Auto Scan on the Scanning from a Computer tab (Scanning from a Computer) tab to display the Settings (Auto Scan) dialog box.

In the Settings (Auto Scan) dialog box, you can make advanced scan settings to scan by automatically detecting the item type.

figure: Settings dialog box

Supported Items

Photos, postcards, business cards, magazines, newspapers, documents, and BD/DVD/CD.

 To scan the following types of items, specify the item type and size in the Settings (Document Scan) dialog box, Settings (Photo Scan) dialog box, or Settings (Custom Scan) dialog box, then click Photo, Document, or Custom in the IJ Scan Utility main screen. You cannot scan correctly with Auto.

  • A4 size photos

  • Text documents smaller than 2L (5 x 7 inches) (127 x 178 mm), such as paperback pages with the spine cut off

  • Items printed on thin white paper

  • Long narrow items such as panoramic photos

 ‚ÄčReflective disc labels may not be scanned as expected.

 Place items to be scanned on the platen correctly. Otherwise, items may not be scanned correctly.

 To reduce moire in scans, set Source Type to Magazine in the Settings (Document Scan) dialog box or Settings (Custom Scan) dialog box, then click Document or Custom in the IJ Scan Utility main screen.



 

A: Scan Options Area

Apply recommended image correction

Applies suitable corrections automatically based on the item type.

 The color tone may differ from the source image due to corrections. In that case, deselect the checkbox and scan.

 Scanning takes longer than usual when you enable this function.



 

B: Save Settings Area

File Name

Enter the file name of the image to be saved. When you save a file, the date and four digits are appended to the set file name in the "_20XX0101_0001" format.

 When you select the Save to a subfolder with current date checkbox, the date and four digits are appended to the set file name.

Save in

Displays the folder in which to save the scanned images. To add a folder, select Add... from the pull-down menu, then click Add in the displayed Select Destination Folder dialog box and specify the destination folder.

The default save folders are as follows.

  • Windows 10/Windows 8.1:

    Documents folder

  • Windows 7:

    My Documents folder

Data Format

Auto is selected. The following data formats are automatically applied according to the item type when saving.

  • Photos, postcards, BD/DVD/CD, and business cards: JPEG

  • Magazines, newspapers, and documents: PDF

 The save format may differ depending on how you place the item.

JPEG Image Quality

You can specify the image quality of JPEG files.

PDF Compression

Select the compression type for saving PDF files.

Standard

It is recommended that you normally select this setting.

High

Compresses the file size when saving, allowing you to reduce the load on your network/server.

Create a PDF file that supports keyword search

Select this checkbox to convert text in images into text data and create PDF files that support keyword search.

 PDF files that are searchable in the language selected in Document Language on the General Settings tab (General Settings) tab of the Settings dialog box are created.

Save to a subfolder with current date

Select this checkbox to create a current date folder in the folder specified in Save in and save scanned images in it. The folder will be created with a name such as "20XX_01_01" (Year_Month_Date).

If this checkbox is not selected, files are saved directly in the folder specified in Save in.



 

C: Application Settings Area

Open with an application

Select this when you want to enhance or correct the scanned images.

You can specify the application from the pull-down menu.

Send to an application

Select this when you want to use the scanned images as they are in an application that allows you to browse or organize images.

You can specify the application from the pull-down menu.

Send to a folder

Select this when you also want to save the scanned images to a folder other than the one specified in Save in.

You can specify the folder from the pull-down menu.

Attach to e-mail

Select this when you want to send e-mails with the scanned images attached.

You can specify the e-mail client you want to start from the pull-down menu.

Do not start an application

Saves to the folder specified in Save in.

 To add an application or folder to the pull-down menu, select Add... from the pull-down menu, then click Add in the displayed Select Application or Select Destination Folder dialog box and specify the application or folder.

Instructions

Opens this guide.

Defaults

You can restore the settings in the displayed screen to the default settings.


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