Importing or Exporting a Profile

A profile that you use when scanning a document with the ScanSnap can be imported or exported.

You can export a profile then pass it on to a colleague or family or you can import a profile that is being used with another computer or the ScanSnap units.

HINT
  • You cannot import a profile if the profile is created on a computer whose operating system is different from the operating system of a computer on which you want to use the profile.

Windows

  1. Click the [Scan] button in the upper left of the Main Window of ScanSnap Home to display the Scan Window.

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

  2. Click Edit profiles to display the [Edit profiles] Window.
  3. Select [Edit] [Import/Export profiles] in the menu to display the [Import/Export] window.
  4. Import or export a profile by performing one of the following:
    • When importing a profile that is being used on another computer

      1. Select [Import from a file] and click the [Next] button.

      2. Click the [Browse] button in the [Import/Export] window (Import profiles) to display the [Open] window.

      3. Select a profile that you want to import and click the [Open] button.

      4. In the [Import/Export] window (Import profiles), select the checkbox next to the profile that you want to import, and click the [Import] button.

        For [Target scanner], the ScanSnap which is selected in [Select a scanner] in the Scan Window is displayed.

        When multiple ScanSnap units are registered in ScanSnap Home, you can switch to the ScanSnap that you want to import a profile from.

        HINT
        • If the settings for a profile are modified according to the environment of a computer which you imported the profile from, the changes can be checked in the [Import/Export] window. The settings for a profile can be modified in the [Edit profiles] window which appears by clicking the [Open the [Edit profiles] window] button.

          For details, refer to Modifying the Settings for a Profile.

    • When exporting a profile

      1. Select [Export to a file] and click the [Next] button.

      2. In the [Import/Export] window (Export profiles), select the checkbox next to the profile that you want to export, and click the [Export] button.

        For [Scanner], the ScanSnap which is selected in [Select a scanner] in the scan window is displayed.

        When multiple ScanSnap units are registered in ScanSnap Home, you can switch to the ScanSnap that you want to export a profile from.

      3. In the [Save as] window, specify a save destination of a profile that you want to export and a file name, and then click the [Save] button.

    • When importing a profile from one of the other ScanSnap units to the ScanSnap that you are using

      1. Select [Import from another scanner] and click the [Next] button.

      2. For [Source scanner] in the [Import/Export] window (Import from another scanner), select the ScanSnap which has the profile that you want to import.

        When multiple ScanSnap units are registered in ScanSnap Home, you can switch to the ScanSnap that you want to import a profile from.

      3. Select the checkbox next to the profile that you want to import, and click the [Import] button.

        For [Target scanner], the ScanSnap which is selected in [Select a scanner] in the scan window is displayed.

        When multiple ScanSnap units are registered in ScanSnap Home, you can switch to the ScanSnap that you want to import a profile from.

When importing the profile is complete, the "Import complete." message is displayed. The imported profile is added at the bottom of the profile list in the scan window.

When exporting a profile is complete, the "Export complete." message is displayed.

HINT
  • If a model that you want to import a profile from is different to the model displayed for [Select a scanner] in the scan window in which you want to import a profile to, the settings specific to the model (that you want to import a profile from) in the profile are changed to the available settings for the model (that you want to import the profile to).

Mac OS

  1. Click the [Scan] button in the upper left of the Main Window of ScanSnap Home to display the Scan Window.

    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 Edit profiles to display the [Edit profiles] Window.
  3. Select [Profile] on the menu bar [Import/Export profiles] to display the [Import/Export] window.
  4. Import or export a profile by performing one of the following:
    • When importing a profile that is being used on another computer

      HINT
      • The ScanSnap models whose profile can be imported to the ScanSnap that you are using on your computer are as follows:

        • ScanSnap iX1500

        • ScanSnap iX500

        • ScanSnap iX100

        • ScanSnap S1300i

        • ScanSnap S1100i

        • ScanSnap S1100

      • ScanSnap SV600 is the only model whose profile can be imported to the ScanSnap that you are using on your computer.

      1. Select [Import from a file] and click the [Next] button.

      2. Click the [Browse] button in the [Import/Export] window (Import profiles) to display the window for selecting a profile that you want to import.

      3. Select a profile that you want to import and click the [Open] button.

      4. In the [Import/Export] window (Import profiles), select the checkbox next to the profile that you want to import, and click the [Import] button.

        For [Target scanner], the ScanSnap which is selected in [Select a scanner] in the Scan Window is displayed.

        When multiple ScanSnap units are registered in ScanSnap Home, you can switch to the ScanSnap that you want to import a profile from.

        HINT
        • If the settings for a profile are modified depending on the environment of a computer which you imported the profile from, a message is displayed after a profile is imported. You can check the changes by clicking [Check the details].

          The settings for a profile can be modified in the [Edit profiles] window when you click the [Close] button.

          For details, refer to Modifying the Settings for a Profile.

    • When exporting a profile

      1. Select [Export to a file] and click the [Next] button.

      2. In the [Import/Export] window (Export profiles), select the checkbox next to the profile that you want to export, and click the [Export] button.

        For [Target scanner], the ScanSnap which is selected in [Select a scanner] in the scan window is displayed.

        When multiple ScanSnap units are registered in ScanSnap Home, you can switch to the ScanSnap that you want to export a profile from.

      3. In the window for selecting a destination for a profile to be exported, specify a save destination of a profile that you want to export and a file name, and then click the [Save] button.

    • When importing a profile from one of the other ScanSnap units to the ScanSnap that you are using

      HINT
      • The ScanSnap models whose profile can be imported to the ScanSnap that you are using on your computer are as follows:

        • ScanSnap iX1500

        • ScanSnap iX500

        • ScanSnap iX100

        • ScanSnap S1300i

        • ScanSnap S1100i

        • ScanSnap S1100

      • ScanSnap SV600 is the only model whose profile can be imported to the ScanSnap that you are using on your computer.

      1. Select [Import from another scanner] and click the [Next] button.

      2. For [Source scanner] in the [Import/Export] window (Import from another scanner), select the ScanSnap which has the profile that you want to import.

        When multiple ScanSnap units are registered in ScanSnap Home, you can switch to the ScanSnap that you want to import a profile from.

      3. Select the checkbox next to the profile that you want to import, and click the [Import] button.

        For [Target scanner], the ScanSnap which is selected in [Select a scanner] in the scan window is displayed.

        When multiple ScanSnap units are registered in ScanSnap Home, you can switch to the ScanSnap that you want to import a profile from.

When importing the profile is complete, the "Import complete." message is displayed. The imported profile is added at the bottom of the profile list in the scan window.

When exporting a profile is complete, the "Export complete." message is displayed.

HINT
  • If a model that you want to import a profile from is different to the model displayed for [Select a scanner] in the scan window in which you want to import a profile to, the settings specific to the model (that you want to import a profile from) in the profile are changed to the available settings for the model (that you want to import the profile to).