Creating Digital Albums to Keep Children's Works

Scan your child's works and sketch books, and save them as PDF files. Changing the name of a scanned image to a detailed title after performing a scan, such as "Illustrated diary in summer during the first grade", enables you to organize scanned images in a digital album so that you can share your memories anytime.

Overview Image

Overview Image

This section explains how to scan children's works with an optional Carrier Sheet, create a title to name each work and then organize the works in a digital album.

This section explains how to scan children's works with the Carrier Sheet, create a title to name each work and then organize the works in a digital album.

This section explains how to scan children's works, create a title to name each work and then organize the works in a digital album.

The use of an optional Carrier Sheet is recommended for work that can be damaged quite easily, work that might make the inside of the scanner dirty during a scan, and work that is polygonal in shape.

The use of the Carrier Sheet is recommended for work that can be damaged quite easily, work that might make the inside of the scanner dirty during a scan, and work that is polygonal in shape.

A thick document can be scanned with the ScanSnap. For details, refer to Documents That Can Be Scanned with the ScanSnap.

ATTENTION
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to scan work that can be damaged quite easily and work that might make the inside of the scanner dirty during a scan.

  1. Prepare documents to be scanned with the ScanSnap.

    Prepare your child's works.

  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 [Children's Works] 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 [Child's works] 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 [Option] button in [Feed mode] to display the [Feed option] Window.
    5. Click the [Carrier sheet] button to display the [Carrier Sheet settings] window.
    6. Select [two separate images (front and back)] in [Save as] and click the [OK] button.
      HINT
      • When the size of a scanned image to be saved becomes smaller than the size of the original document or a part of the image may appear missing, select [Carrier Sheet size] in [Paper size], and then scan the document.

    7. Clear the [Merge both sides of a image] checkbox, and click the [OK] button.
    8. 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.

    Use a Carrier Sheet to scan work. Prepare an optional Carrier Sheet.

    Use a Carrier Sheet to scan work. Prepare a 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.

      When scanning multiple works or scanning a work at various angles, place the next work 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.

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

      Select a method to save a document according to the document type, and then click the [Save this image] button.

      HINT
      • Click the [Check/Correct] button in the [ScanSnap Home - Image scanning and file saving] window to correct the scanned image.

        For details, refer to Correcting a Scanned Image.

    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. 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.

      Place the top center of the work against the top center of the Carrier Sheet.

      Placing the Document inside the Carrier Sheet

      Placing the Document inside the Carrier Sheet

    11. 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

      Loading the Document in the ScanSnap

    12. Press the [Scan] button.
      HINT
      • In the following cases, place a blank (white) sheet of paper underneath the document when scanning:

        • The scanned image is not saved with the same length and width as those of the document

        • Shadows appear around the edges of the scanned image

        • Black lines appear around the edges of a uniquely shaped cutting document if you place the document in a Carrier Sheet

          Placing a Blank (White) Sheet of Paper underneath the Document

    13. Load a 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
    14. Align the side guides with both ends of the documents.

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

      Holding Each Side Guide in the Middle to Adjust Them
    15. 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 the Document with the Carrier Sheet

      Inserting the Document with the Carrier Sheet

      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
    16. Press the [Scan] button.
      HINT
      • In the following cases, place a blank (white) sheet of paper underneath the document when scanning:

        • The scanned image is not saved with the same length and width as those of the document

        • Shadows appear around the edges of the scanned image

          Placing a Blank (White) Sheet of Paper underneath the Document

    17. Press the [Scan] button.
    18. Press the [Scan/Stop] button to start scanning the document.

      To continue scanning, turn over the Carrier Sheet and insert it as described in step 5 (b).

      ATTENTION
      • Be sure to scan the front and back sides of the Carrier Sheet in this order.

    19. Press the [Scan/Stop] button to finish scanning the document.
      HINT
      • In the following cases, place a blank (white) sheet of paper underneath the document when scanning:

        • The scanned image is not saved with the same length and width as those of the document

        • Shadows appear around the edges of the scanned image

          Placing a Blank (White) Sheet of Paper underneath the Document

  9. Rename the title of the content data record created from the document that you scanned.
    Windows
    1. Select a folder that you specified for the save destination in the folder list view in the main window of ScanSnap Home.

    2. Select the content data records created from the works that you scanned in the content data record list view.

    3. Select [Rename] in the menu that appears when you right-click the content data record, and enter a detailed title that describes the contents of the work, in the input field.

    Mac OS
    1. Select a folder that you specified for the save destination in the folder list view in the main window of ScanSnap Home.

    2. Select the content data records created from the works that you scanned in the content data record list view.

    3. Select [Change the title] in the menu that appears when you click a content data record while pressing the [control] key and enter a detailed title that describes the contents of the work, in the input filed.

     

The images of the work that you scanned is saved in the folder that you specified with a title that describes the contents of the work.