Saving Images Created from Documents That You Scanned to a Folder

After checking images of the documents that you scanned with the ScanSnap, you can specify a file name and a folder as a save destination, and save the images.

Even a folder, which is not displayed in the folder list view in the Main Window of ScanSnap Home, can be specified as a save destination for scanned images.

The scanned images are saved as PDF files or JPEG files in the folder that you specified.

  1. 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. Press the [Scan] or [Stop] button on 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)
    Opening the Feed Guide
    Opening the Feed Guide
    Turning On
  2. Open the feed guide of the ScanSnap to turn the power on.
    Opening the Feed Guide
    Opening the Feed Guide
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    • If you want the document to be ejected from the front of the ScanSnap or when there is not enough space where the document exits the ScanSnap, open the output guide.

      Opening the Output Guide
      Opening the Output Guide
    • How the document is ejected differs as below depending on whether the output guide is open or closed.

      • When the output guide is closed

        When the Output Guide Is Closed
        When the Output Guide Is Closed
      • When the output guide is open

        When the Output Guide Is Open
        When the Output Guide Is Open
  3. Pull the stacker towards you.
    Pulling the Stacker towards You
  4. Pull out the extension and the stacker on the ADF paper chute (cover). Pull out the extension on the ADF paper chute (cover) and open the stacker. Pull out the extension.
    Pulling Out the Extension
    Pulling Out the Extension and Opening the Stacker
    Pulling Out the Extension
  5. 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
  6. 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.

     

  7. In the Home screen on the touch panel, select [Scan to Folder] from the profile list. Select [Scan to Folder] from the profile list.
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    • If you want to modify the current profile in order to specify a folder to save a scanned image to after scanning a document, select [Scan to Folder] for [Send to] in the [Edit profiles] Window of ScanSnap Home.

      If you want to modify the current profile in order to specify a folder to save a scanned image to after scanning a document, select [Scan to Folder] for [Send to] in the [Edit profiles] Window.

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

    • If [Scan to Folder] is not displayed in the profile list, create a new profile in ScanSnap Home. When you create a profile, select [Scan to Folder] for a template profile.

      If [Scan to Folder] is not displayed in the profile list, create a new profile. When you create a profile, select [Scan to Folder] for a template profile.

      For details, refer to Creating a New Profile.

  8. Load documents in the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap. Insert a document straight into the feeding section of the ScanSnap, with the scanning side facing up. Place documents in the scan area of the ScanSnap.

    Load a 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 Mark That Indicates the Maximum Number of Documents to Be Loaded within the side guides when they are loaded.

    Loading the Documents
    Loading the Documents
    Loading the Documents

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

    Inserting a Document
    Inserting a Document
    Placing the Document
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  9. 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.

    Adjusting the Side Guides
    Adjusting the Side Guides
    Adjusting the Side Guides
  10. Press the [Scan] button in the home screen on the touch panel to scan the documents. Press the [Scan] button to scan the documents. Press the [Scan/Stop] button to start scanning the document. Press the [Scan] button to start scanning the documents.

    To continue scanning, insert the next document to be scanned. When the document is inserted, scanning starts automatically.

    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 documents. 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 documents while they are being scanned. Doing so may distort the scanned image or blur the color.

  11. Press the [Scan/Stop] button to finish scanning documents.
  12. Press the [Stop] button to finish scanning documents.
  13. 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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  14. Specify a title and a save destination for the content data record in the [Scan to Folder] window of ScanSnap Home. Specify a title and a save destination for the content data record in the [Scan to Folder] window.

    If Title suggestions is displayed to the right of an input field for [Specify a title] or [Specify destination folder], you can select a title or save destination from the list that appears when you click Title suggestions.

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    • The default folder displayed in [Specify destination folder] is the folder that you specified for [Save to] in the [Edit profiles] window.

    • When a folder that is not managed in ScanSnap Home is specified for the save destination for scanned images, content data records created from documents that you scanned are not displayed in the Content Data Record List View in the main window.

  15. Click the [Save] button.

The images created from the document that you scanned are saved in the folder that you specified.

When you specify a folder that is managed in ScanSnap Home for the save destination, the saved image can be checked in the content data record list view in the main window of ScanSnap Home.

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  • To not display content data records created from a document that you scanned, in the content data record list view in the main window of ScanSnap Home, select the following setting for [Type] in [Managing options] in the [Edit profiles] window.

    Windows

    PC (Scan to file)

    Mac OS

    Mac (Scan to file)

     

  • If you always save images created from the documents that you scanned in the same folder, specify a folder to save the scanned images for [Save to] in the [Edit profiles] window, and select [None (Scan to file)] for [Send to].

  • You can receive a notification on your computer about the document type for the content data records and the save destination for the scanned images after the scanning of documents is complete.

    For details, refer to Specifying Actions of ScanSnap Home.