IJ Scan Utility (Windows) - Settings (Scan and Stitch) Dialog Box - G2260 / G3260

Article ID: ART178938 | Date published: 01/12/2021 | Date last updated: 01/13/2021
 

Description

Learn about the Settings (Scan and Stitch) dialog box in IJ Scan Utility for Windows.

Solution

Settings (Scan and Stitch) Dialog Box

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

In the Settings (Scan and Stitch) dialog box, you can make advanced scan settings for scanning items larger than the platen.

figure: Settings dialog box


 

A: Scan Options Area

Source Type

Select the type of item to be scanned.

  • Scanning photos: Photo

  • Scanning documents: Document

  • Scanning magazines: Magazine

 To reduce moire, set Source Type to Magazine or select the Reduce moire checkbox in Image Processing Settings.

Color Mode

Select the color mode in which to scan the item.

Resolution

Select the resolution of the item to be scanned.

The higher the resolution (value), the more detail in your image.

Image Processing Settings

Click (Plus) to set the following. Available setting items vary by Source Type.

 When Color Mode is Black and White, Image Processing Settings is not available.

  • When Source Type is Photo:

    Sharpen outline

    Emphasizes the outline of the subjects to sharpen the image.

  • When Source Type is Magazine or Document:

    Sharpen outline

    Emphasizes the outline of the subjects to sharpen the image.

    Reduce show-through

    Sharpens text in an item or reduces show-through in newspapers, etc.

    Reduce moire

    Reduces moire patterns.

    Printed materials are displayed as a collection of fine dots. "Moire" is a phenomenon where uneven gradation or a stripe pattern appears when such photos or pictures printed with fine dots are scanned.

     Scanning takes longer than usual when you enable Reduce moire.

 

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

Select the data format in which to save the scanned images.

You can select JPEG / Exif, TIFF, PNG, PDF, or PDF (Multiple Pages).

 You cannot select JPEG / Exif when Color Mode is Black and White.

 With network connection, scanning may take longer than usual when you set TIFF or PNG in Data Format.

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.

 This appears only when PDF or PDF (Multiple Pages) is selected in Data Format.

 When Black and White is selected in Color Mode, this option does not appear.

JPEG Image Quality

You can specify the image quality of JPEG files.

 This appears only when JPEG / Exif is selected in Data Format.

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.

 This appears only when PDF or PDF (Multiple Pages) is selected in Data Format.

 PDF files that are searchable in the language selected in Document Language on the (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.

Check scan results and specify save settings

Displays the Save Settings dialog box after scanning.


 

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.

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.

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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