Taking a Look at the School Handouts Later

Scan school handouts and save them as PDF files with file names that are extracted from the title of the handouts. Files are automatically named per handout so that the files can easily be found later.

Overview Image

Overview Image

This section explains how to save a scanned document that is larger than an A4 size document as a double -page spread image in which the left and right pages of the image are merged.

Fold a document larger than A4/Letter size, such as an A3 or B4 document, in half and scan it in an optional Carrier Sheet. Scan the Carrier Sheet with a document placed inside, the images for both sides of the document are merged automatically.

Fold a document larger than A4/Letter size, such as an A3 or B4 document, in half and scan it in the Carrier Sheet. Scan the Carrier Sheet with a document placed inside, the images for both sides of the document are merged automatically.

Fold a document larger than A4/Letter size, such as an A3 or B4 document, in half and scan it. Scan the document folded in half, the images for both sides of the document are merged automatically. Note that scanned images are automatically merged only when there is text, a diagram, or a table on the fold line of the folded document.

This section explains how to scan an A4 double-sided handout and save the scanned image as a double-page spread image.

This section explains how to scan a handout that is up to A3 in size and save it.

  • Documents whose scanned images are merged automatically

    Document Whose Scanned Images Are Merged Automatically
  • Documents whose scanned images are not merged automatically

    Document Whose Scanned Images Are Not Merged Automatically
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  • If scanned images are not merged automatically, merge the front side image and the back side image into a double-page spread image by referring to Creating a Double-Page Spread Image by Merging Two Pages.

  • When scanned images of a document are not merged automatically, if you use an optional Carrier Sheet to scan the document, you can merge the scanned images automatically.

  1. Prepare documents to be scanned with the ScanSnap.

    Prepare the school handouts to scan.

  2. Open the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap to turn the power on. Open the feed guide of the ScanSnap to turn the power on.

    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)

    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)

    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)

  3. Open the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap to turn the power on. Open the feed guide of the ScanSnap to turn the power on.

    Opening the Feed Guide

    Opening the Feed Guide

  4. Press the [Scan] or [Stop] button on the ScanSnap to turn the power on.

    Pressing the Button

  5. Prepare a profile in ScanSnap Home.
    1. Click the [Scan] button in the upper left of the Main Window of ScanSnap Home to display the Scan Window.
      Windows

      If the main window is not already displayed, refer to To Display the Main Window.

      Mac OS

      If the main window is not already displayed, click the [ScanSnap Home] icon ScanSnap Home Icon in the application list that appears when you click Launchpad in the Dock.

       

    2. Click Profile Adding Icon to display the [Add new profile] Window.
    3. Select [School Handout] from the template list on the left side of the window.
      Windows

      By default, the images created from the document that you scanned are saved in the [School] folder.

      If you change the save destination for scanned images to a new save destination, specify the new save destination in [Save to] under [Managing options].

      If necessary, change other scan settings.

      Mac OS

      By default, the images created from the document that you scanned are saved in the [ScanSnap Home] folder.

      If you change the save destination for scanned images to a new save destination, specify the new save destination in [Save to] under [Managing options].

      If necessary, change other scan settings.

       

    4. Click the [Add] button to add this profile to the profile list in the scan window.
  6. In the home screen on the touch panel, select the profile that you added in step 3 from the profile list.
  7. Check that the profile that you added in step 3 is selected in the profile list in the scan window.
  8. Scan a document with the ScanSnap.

    Scan a handout with the Carrier Sheet. Prepare an optional Carrier Sheet.

    Scan a handout with the Carrier Sheet. Prepare the Carrier Sheet.

    This step explains the procedure to scan a basic document.

    For details about how to scan various documents, refer to Scanning a Document.

    This step explains the procedure to scan a basic document.

    For details about how to scan various documents, refer to Scanning a Document.

    1. Place the Background Pad on the front side of the ScanSnap.

      Place the Background Pad so that it is in contact with the ScanSnap.

      Placing the Background Pad
    2. Place a document in the scan area of the ScanSnap.

      For details about the scan area, refer to Placing a Document.

      Placing a Document
    3. Press the [Scan] button to start scanning the document.

      To continue scanning, place the next document to be scanned and press the [Scan] button.

      ATTENTION
      • Do not cover the white sheets on the ScanSnap with your hands or with something else while scanning a document. The color reproducibility of the scanned image will be affected.

      • Do not shake the table or desk when the ScanSnap is being used or move the document while it is being scanned. Doing so may distort the scanned image or blur the color.

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    4. Press the [Stop] button to finish scanning the document.
    5. Select a method to save scanned images in the [ScanSnap Home - Image scanning and file saving] window of ScanSnap Home.
      Windows

      Select [Crop and save flat document images as-is] and then click the [Save this image] button.

      Mac OS

      Select [Flat] and then click the [Save this image] button.

       

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    6. Pull out the extension and the stacker on the ADF paper chute (cover).

      Pulling Out the Extension

    7. Pull the stacker towards you.

      Pulling the Stacker towards You

    8. Pull out the extension.

      Pulling Out the Extension

    9. Pull out the extension on the ADF paper chute (cover) and open the stacker.

      Opening the Stacker

    10. Fold the document in half with the side to be scanned facing out.

      Fold it tightly and smooth out any creases.

      Folding the Document in Half

      Folding the Document in Half

      ATTENTION
      • Fold the long side of the document in half. If the left and right areas of the folded document are different in size from each other, the scanned images may not be merged automatically.

    11. Open the Carrier Sheet to bind the document.

      Note that the front side of the Carrier Sheet has a black and white pattern at the top and a thick vertical line in the upper right-hand corner.

      Align the top and the fold line of the document with the Carrier Sheet so that there is no space in the upper right-hand corner of the Carrier Sheet.

      Placing the Document inside the Carrier Sheet

      Placing the Document inside the Carrier Sheet

      Placing the Document inside the Carrier Sheet

    12. Load the Carrier Sheet with the end which has the black and white pattern as the leading edge into the ScanSnap.

      Align the side guides with both ends of the Carrier Sheet.

      Loading the Document in the ScanSnap

    13. Load the Carrier Sheet with the end which has the black and white pattern as the leading edge into the ScanSnap.

      Align the side guides with both ends of the Carrier Sheet.

      Loading the Document in the ScanSnap

    14. Load the document in the ADF paper chute (cover).

      Load the document face-down and head-first with the back facing you (when loading multiple documents, the last page is on the top). Adjust the number of documents so that they do not go beyond the reference marks and are kept within the side guides when they are loaded.

      Loading a Document Head-First
    15. Align the side guides with both ends of the document.

      Hold each side guide in the middle to adjust them. Otherwise, the document may be fed skewed during scanning.

      Holding Each Side Guide in the Middle to Adjust Them
    16. Insert the part with the black and white pattern straight into the feeding section of the ScanSnap, with the front side of the Carrier Sheet facing up.

      Make sure that the Carrier Sheet is fed into the ScanSnap and is held firmly.

      Inserting a Document with the Scanning Side Facing Up

      ATTENTION
      • Scanning the Carrier Sheet with the output guide of the ScanSnap open causes a paper jam. Scan the Carrier Sheet with the output guide closed.

        Closing the Output Guide
        Closing the Output Guide
    17. Insert the document straight into the feeding section of the ScanSnap, with the scanning side facing up.

      Make sure that the document is fed into the ScanSnap and is held firmly.

      Inserting a Document with the Scanning Side Facing Up

      Inserting a Document with the Scanning Side Facing Up

      Inserting a Document with the Scanning Side Facing Up

      ATTENTION
      • Scanning the Carrier Sheet with the output guide of the ScanSnap open causes a paper jam. Scan the Carrier Sheet with the output guide closed.

        Closing the Output Guide
        Closing the Output Guide
      ATTENTION
      • Scanning a document with the output guide of the ScanSnap open causes a paper jam. Be sure to close the output guide when you scan a document folded in half.

        Closing the Output Guide
        Closing the Output Guide
    18. Press the [Scan] button.
    19. Press the [Scan] button.
    20. Press the [Scan/Stop] button to start scanning the document.
    21. Turn over the document and insert it as described in step 5 (b).
      ATTENTION
      • Be sure to scan the front and back sides of the document folded in half consecutively.

    22. Turn over the Carrier Sheet and insert it as described in step 5 (c).
      ATTENTION
      • Be sure to scan the front and back sides of the Carrier Sheet in this order.

    23. Press the [Scan/Stop] button to finish scanning the document.

When the folder that you specified for the save destination is selected in the folder list view in the main window of ScanSnap Home, the content data records created from the handouts that you scanned are displayed in the content data record list view.