Main Window

The main window of ScanSnap Home is the window in which you can manage content data records (image, meta information, and search information) created from documents that you scanned with the ScanSnap.

When you click PC/Mac on the toolbar, the content data records with scanned images which are saved in the local folder and network folder that are managed with ScanSnap Home are displayed.

Windows

Main Window
Toolbar (1)
[Scan] button

Displays the Scan Window.

This is disabled while documents are being scanned.

Buttons to switch the view of the main window

Appears when you are in a region where ScanSnap Cloud can be used.

For regions where ScanSnap Cloud can be used, refer to here.

PC/Mac

The main window appears, which is used to manage content data records created from documents that you scanned with a profile in which the save destination for scanned images is set to a local folder or a network folder. One of the local folders is a folder that is synchronized with a cloud service.

Cloud

The main window appears, which is used to manage the content data records created from documents that you scanned with a profile that is linked with a cloud service by using ScanSnap Cloud.

For details, refer to Main Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud).

Search bar

You can search a selected folder for a content data record by entering a keyword or a search key.

If the following items are selected for [Document type] in the folder list view, the search bar is disabled.

  • Business Cards

    Company, Name

  • Receipts

    Vendor

Sort

Sorts content data records in the content data record list view in ascending or descending order.

Click Sorting Menu to display the sorting menu. The content data records are sorted by the selected menu.

Buttons to switch the view mode for the content data record list view

You can switch the view mode for the content data record list view.

Summary list

Displays the thumbnails and meta information for scanned images.

Thumbnail list

Displays the thumbnails of scanned images and the titles for the content data records.

Detailed data list

Displays meta information for each document type.

This becomes available when [Documents], [Business Cards], [Receipts], or [Photos] are selected for [Document type] in the folder list view.

Button to switch whether to show the content data record view
Show/Hide Content Data Record View

Shows or hides the content data record view.

Folder list view (2)

The following folders are the actual folders which are managed with ScanSnap Home.

You can manage content data records and folders as you would do with File Explorer.

PC

This is a folder to be managed with ScanSnap Home, which is saved in the computer that ScanSnap Home is installed on.

This displays all content data records with scanned images which are saved in the local folder and network folder that are managed in ScanSnap Home.

You can assign a local folder or a network folder as a user added folder to be managed in ScanSnap Home.

HINT
  • For folders that cannot be accessed, Warning appears on the icon.

ScanSnap Home

Created automatically when the ScanSnap is started for the first time.

The location of the [ScanSnap Home] folder can be changed in the [General] tab of the Preferences window.

For details, refer to Changing the Save Destination for the [ScanSnap Home] Folder.

The following folders are the virtual folders which are managed in ScanSnap Home.

Select a folder to display the content data records which are categorized by the folder in the content data record list view.

Document type

Displays content data records created from documents that you scanned with the ScanSnap, which are categorized into the four document types of [Documents], [Business Cards], [Receipts], and [Photos].

If the document type is [Business Cards] or [Receipts], the following items from the text recognition results are displayed as indexes.

  • Business Cards

    Company, Name

  • Receipts

    Vendor

Tag

Displays content data records that are categorized into the tags that are given to them.

Scan history

Displays content data records created from documents that you scanned with the ScanSnap, which are categorized by the virtual folder for each period, in order to be viewed as a scan history for the ScanSnap.

Select the [Recent scans] folder to display content data records created from the documents that you scanned within the last two weeks in the content data record list view.

Help manual
ScanSnap Help manual

Displays the top page of this website.

Troubleshooting

Displays [Troubleshooting] for this website.

Inquire how to use it

Displays the website for inquiries.

Content data record list view (3)

Displays the content data records in the folder that is selected in the folder list view.

Content data record view (4)

Displays the image and the meta information in the content data record that is selected in the content data record list view.

Status bar (5)

Displays the status of documents being scanned.

Mac OS

Main Window
Toolbar (1)
[Scan] button

Displays the Scan Window.

This is disabled while documents are being scanned.

Buttons to switch the view of the main window

Appears when you are in a region where ScanSnap Cloud can be used.

For regions where ScanSnap Cloud can be used, refer to here.

PC/Mac

The main window appears, which is used to manage content data records created from documents that you scanned with a profile in which the save destination for scanned images is set to a local folder or a network folder. One of the local folders is a folder that is synchronized with a cloud service.

Cloud

The main window appears, which is used to manage the content data records created from documents that you scanned with a profile that is linked with a cloud service by using ScanSnap Cloud.

For details, refer to Main Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud).

Search bar

You can search a selected folder for a content data record by entering a keyword or a search key.

By moving Length Adjustment that is located to the right of the search bar from side to side, you can make the search bar longer or shorter.

Show favorites only

Switches whether to show only the content data records that are specified as a favorite or to show all content data records.

Sort

Sorts content data records in the content data record list view in ascending or descending order.

Click Sorting Menu to display the sorting menu. The content data records are sorted by the selected menu.

Buttons to switch the view mode for the content data record list view

You can switch the view mode for the content data record list view.

Summary list

Displays the thumbnails and meta information for scanned images.

Thumbnail list

Displays the thumbnails of scanned images and the titles for the content data records.

Detailed data list

Displays meta information for each document type.

Content data records are categorized by document types and displayed.

Button to switch whether to show the content data record view
Show/Hide Content Data Record View

Shows or hides the content data record view.

Notice

Displays the number of notices on the upper right of the icon when there are notices from ScanSnap Home.

Click the icon to display the [Notice] list, with which you can check notices or delete checked notices.

The icon is disabled when there is no notices to check.

Folder list view (2)

The following folders are the actual folders which are managed with ScanSnap Home.

You can manage content data records and folders as you would do with Finder.

Mac

This is a folder to be managed with ScanSnap Home, which is saved in the computer that ScanSnap Home is installed on.

This displays all content data records with scanned images which are saved in the local folder and network folder that are managed in ScanSnap Home.

You can assign a local folder or a network folder as a user added folder to be managed in ScanSnap Home.

HINT
  • For folders that cannot be accessed, Warning appears on the icon.

ScanSnap Home

Created automatically when the ScanSnap is started for the first time.

The location of the [ScanSnap Home] folder can be changed in the [General] tab of the Preferences window.

For details, refer to Changing the Save Destination for the [ScanSnap Home] Folder.

Trash

Displays the content data records which have been moved to trash.

The following folders are the virtual folders which are managed in ScanSnap Home.

Select a folder to display the content data records which are categorized by the folder in the content data record list view.

Document type

Displays content data records created from documents that you scanned with the ScanSnap, which are categorized into the four document types of [Documents], [Business Cards], [Receipts], and [Photos].

If the document type is [Business Cards] or [Receipts], the following items from the text recognition results are displayed as indexes.

  • Business Cards

    Company, Name

  • Receipts

    Vendor

Tag

Displays content data records that are categorized into the tags that are given to them.

Recent views

Displays the history of the content data records with scanned images that have been viewed with an application such as Preview, from the latest content data records through to the last 30 in descending order.

Scan history

Displays content data records created from documents that you scanned with the ScanSnap, which are categorized by the virtual folder for each period, in order to be viewed as a scan history for the ScanSnap.

Select the [Recent scans] folder to display content data records created from the documents that you scanned within the last two weeks in the content data record list view.

Help manual
ScanSnap Help manual

Displays the top page of this website.

Troubleshooting

Displays [Troubleshooting] for this website.

Inquire how to use it

Displays the website for inquiries.

Content data record list view (3)

Displays the content data records in the folder that is selected in the folder list view.

Content data record view (4)

Displays the image and the meta information in the content data record that is selected in the content data record list view.

Status bar (5)

Displays the following information.

  • Status of documents being scanned

  • Number of content data records in a folder that is selected in the folder list view

  • Number of content data records that are selected in the content data record list view