Changing the Document Type for a Content Data Record

Change the document type for a content data record if it is automatically detected as an incorrect document type. Change the document type for a content data record to a different document type.

ATTENTION
  • If the content data record that you want to change the document type of meets the following conditions, the document type can be changed in the same process as a rescanning process according to the settings for the profile that was used to scan documents.

    • The [Save the RAW data] checkbox in the [General] tab of the preferences window is selected for scanning documents

    • A profile that detects a document type automatically is used for scanning documents

    • It is within two weeks from the scanned date

    For example, if you change the document type for a multi-page content data record with [Documents] specified for the document type to [Business Cards], [Receipts], or [Photos], pages are split according to the import unit for each document type.

    For details, refer to Import Units for Documents That You Scanned with the ScanSnap.

HINT
  • When a scanned image is saved in a password-protected PDF format, text cannot be recognized when the document type is changed. Therefore, meta information is displayed with no value.

Windows

  1. Display the Main Window of ScanSnap Home.

    For details, refer to To Display the Main Window.

  2. In the content data record list view, select a content data record to change the document type.
  3. Select [Change document type] in the menu that appears when you right-click the content data record.
    HINT
    • When the view mode for the content data record list view is the summary list, you can change the document type from the document type icon of the content data records. Put the mouse cursor over the document type icon, and click to display the document type list.

  4. Change the document type to the same type as the scanned document.

The document type for the content data record is changed.

Mac OS

  1. Display the Main Window of ScanSnap Home.

    Click the [ScanSnap Home] icon ScanSnap Home Icon in the application list that appears when you click Launchpad in the Dock.

  2. In the content data record list view, select a content data record to change the document type.
  3. Click the content data record while pressing the [control] key on the keyboard, and select [Change document type] from the menu that appears.
    HINT
    • When the view mode for the content data record list view is the summary list, you can change the document type from the document type icon of the content data records. Put the mouse cursor over the document type icon, and click to display the document type list.

  4. Change the document type to the same type as the scanned document.
    HINT
    • The title for a content data record are not set automatically when you change the document type. Change the title for a content data record according to the document type.

The document type for the content data record is changed.