[Add new profile] Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud)

The [Add new profile] window of ScanSnap Home is the window in which you can add a new profile to the profile list. Configure the settings for a profile according to the documents to be scanned or the intended usages for the content data records created from documents that you scanned.

This section explains the setting items for a template profile that is linked with a cloud service or for a template profile that is used to send an e-mail by using ScanSnap Cloud. A setting item which is not supported by a cloud service that you established a link with is not displayed or cannot be selected.

This section explains the setting items for a template profile that is linked with a cloud service by using ScanSnap Cloud. A setting item which is not supported by a cloud service that you established a link with is not displayed or cannot be selected.

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

ATTENTION
  • You cannot scan documents with the ScanSnap while the [Add new profile] window is displayed.

[Add new profile] Window
[Add new profile] Window
[Add new profile] Window
[Add new profile] Window

A window example when [Scan to Cloud] is selected in the template list

Template (1)

The template profiles are displayed in a list.

Selecting a template profile changes the settings for the profile.

For details about examples of intended usages and the operation for template profiles, refer to Usages.

For details about examples of intended usages and the operation for template profiles, refer to Usages.

For details about examples of intended usages and the operation for template profiles, refer to Usages.

For details about examples of intended usages and the operation for template profiles, refer to Usages.

For details about examples of intended usages and the operation for template profiles, refer to Usages.

Profile name
Icon (2)

Displays the profile icon of the selected template profile.

In the [Icon selection] window that appears when you click an icon, you can change the icon to the icon that you select.

Profile name (3)

A profile name is displayed here. To change the profile name, click the profile name.

If you do not change the profile name, the profile name is automatically generated according to the changes to [Document type detection] and [Cloud Service].

Description (4)

Displays the description of the selected template profile. Click the description to modify it.

Document type detection

Used to set whether to automatically detect the type of scanned document according to each document to be scanned or fix the type of the scanned document.

  • When [Scan to Cloud] is selected from the template list

    • Automatically detects the document type as "Documents", "Business Cards", "Receipts", or "Photos" and scans the document with the appropriate scan settings

    • Scans with the same settings without detecting the document type from "Documents", "Business Cards", "Receipts", or "Photos"

  • When a template profile other than [Scan to Cloud] is selected from the template list

    • All sheets will be scanned as documents

    • All sheets will be scanned as business cards

    • All sheets will be scanned as receipts

    • All sheets will be scanned as photos

  • Automatically detects the document type as "Documents", "Business Cards", "Receipts", or "Photos" and scans the document with the appropriate scan settings

  • Scans with the same settings without detecting the document type from "Documents", "Business Cards", "Receipts", or "Photos"

Scan settings
Tab (5)

When [Automatically detects the document type as "Documents", "Business Cards", "Receipts", or "Photos" and scans the document with the appropriate scan settings] is selected for [Document type detection], a tab for a document type can be selected. By switching tabs, you can specify the scan settings for each document type.

The items that can be changed in the scan settings are as follows:

When the document type is [Documents], [Business Cards], or [Receipts]
  • Color mode

  • Scanning side

  • Image quality

  • Rotation

  • File format

  • Title

  • Detailed settings

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  • The items in the scan settings vary depending on the document type.

When the document type is [Photos]
  • Image settings

  • Scanning side

  • Rotation

  • Detailed settings

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  • The following scan settings can be changed in the [Detailed settings] window that is displayed when you click the [Detailed settings] button.

    • Color mode

    • Image quality

    • File format

    • Title

 

Cloud Service

This is displayed when [Scan to Cloud] is selected in the template list.

The name of the cloud service where scanned images are saved is displayed.

For details about a cloud service that you can establish a link with, refer to the following:

[Select] button

Click this button to display a list of service names of cloud services. You can select a cloud service that you want to set as a save destination from the list.

Save to

This can be changed when [Scan to Cloud] is selected from the template list.

The save destination for scanned images that is set for a cloud service that you established a link with is displayed.

[Browse] button

When you click this, the [ScanSnap Cloud - Select Save Destination] window appears. The folder to save images of documents that you scanned can be selected.

Color mode
When the document type is [Documents], [Business Cards], or [Receipts]

Displays the selected color setting.

The setting has an affect on [Color mode] in the [Scan] tab of the [Detailed settings] window.

The following settings are available.

  • Automatic

    Automatically detects the color of each document and scans in color, gray, or black and white.

  • Color

    Always saves the scanned image in color.

  • Gray

    Always saves the scanned image in gray.

  • B & W

    Always saves the scanned image in black and white.

    Suitable for scanning black and white documents that only contain text.

When the document type is [Photos]

You can specify the color mode for scanning documents in [Color mode] on the [Scan] tab in the [Detailed settings] window that is displayed when you click the [Detailed settings] button.

 

Image settings

Appears when the document type is [Photos].

The colors in photos are adjusted only when color photos are scanned.

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  • The following models support the color adjusting function in [Image settings].

    • ScanSnap iX1600

    • ScanSnap iX1500

    • ScanSnap iX1400

    • ScanSnap iX1300

    • ScanSnap iX100

[Auto Enhancement] checkbox

Selecting this checkbox adjusts the contrast of a photo giving it more color.

[Red Eye Correction] checkbox

Selecting this checkbox detects the face of a person and removes the red-eye effect in a photo.

[Fading Correction] checkbox

Selecting this checkbox corrects a photo that has faded colors giving it more color.

Scanning side

Displays the selected scanning side.

The setting has an affect on [Scanning side] in the [Scan] tab of the [Detailed settings] window.

The following settings are available.

  • Duplex

    Scans both sides of a document.

    When a document type is "Business Cards", scan the front side and then the back side of a business card to make the scanned images of both sides of the business card into a single content data record.

    When a document type is "Documents", "Receipts", or "Photos", even if you select [Duplex] for this setting, a document is scanned as [Simplex].

  • Simplex

    Scans only one side of a document.

Image quality
When the document type is [Documents], [Business Cards], or [Receipts]

Displays the selected image quality (resolution).

Scanning speeds vary depending on the image quality.

For details, refer to Specifications of the ScanSnap.

The setting has an affect on [Image quality] in the [Scan] tab of the [Detailed settings] window.

The following settings are available.

  • Automatic

    Scans documents at an optimal resolution according to the paper size of the documents.

    The image quality is determined based on the length of the short side of the document.

    • When the short side is longer than 115 mm: Better

    • When the short side is 115 mm or shorter: Best

  • Normal

    A scan is performed at a resolution of 150 dpi when [Color mode setting] is set to color or gray, and 300 dpi when it is set to black and white.

  • Better

    A scan is performed at a resolution of 200 dpi when [Color mode setting] is set to color or gray, and 400 dpi when it is set to black and white.

  • Best

    A scan is performed at a resolution of 300 dpi when [Color mode setting] is set to color or gray, and 600 dpi when it is set to black and white.

When the document type is [Photos]

You can specify the image quality (resolution) for scanning documents in [Image quality] on the [Scan] tab in the [Detailed settings] window that is displayed when you click the [Detailed settings] button.

 

Rotation

Displays the rotation method that is currently selected.

The setting has an affect on [Rotation] in the [Scan] tab of the [Detailed settings] window.

The following settings are available.

  • Do not rotate

    Does not rotate the image.

  • Automatic

    Appears when the document type is [Documents], [Business Cards], or [Receipts].

    Automatically rotates the image when you scan a document sideways or upside down.

    Since this option determines the page orientation based on the character strings printed on the document, select an option other than [Automatic] when scanning the following documents.

    • Documents with many extremely large or small characters

    • Documents on which pitches between lines or characters are extremely narrow, or characters are overlapped

    • Documents with many characters contacting underlines or borders

    • Documents with many photographs or figures and few characters

    • Documents with characters on an unevenly colored background such as shaded characters.

    • Documents with many decorated characters such as embossed or outlined characters

    • Documents with characters on a patterned background such as characters overlapping illustrations or diagrams

    • Documents with characters printed in various directions such as drawings

    • Documents written using only capital letters

    • Documents with handwritten characters

    • Skewed documents

    • Documents with complex layouts

    • Documents with a large amount of image noise

    • Documents with faint characters

    • Documents with faded characters

  • [Automatic (by face detection)]

    Appears when the document type is [Photos].

    Automatically rotates the image when you scan a photo sideways or upside down.

    Images are rotated in accordance with the way the face of a person in a photo is orientated. If a photo is not of a person such as a landscape photo, images will not be rotated.

File format
When the document type is [Documents], [Business Cards], or [Receipts]

Displays the file format of a scanned image.

The setting has an affect on [File format] in the [File format] tab of the [Detailed settings] window.

The following settings are available.

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  • You can select only the file format supported by a cloud service that you want to establish a link with.

  • PDF (*.pdf)

    Saves a scanned image in a PDF format (*.pdf).

  • PDF (create per page) (*.pdf)

    Saves a scanned image in a PDF format (*.pdf).

  • JPEG (*.jpg)

    Saves a scanned image in a JPEG format (*.jpg).

    When multiple documents are scanned, multiple scanned images in a JPEG format are saved as a single multi-page image.

[Option] button

Click this to display the [PDF file option] Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud).

This is displayed if the following conditions for the profile settings are met.

  • The document type is set to be detected as a [Documents], [Business Cards], [Receipts] or set not to be detected

  • [PDF (*.pdf)] or [PDF (create per page) (*.pdf)] is selected for [File format]

When the document type is [Photos]

You can specify the file format of a scanned image in the [File format] tab in the [Detailed settings] window that is displayed when you click the [Detailed settings] button.

 

Title
When the document type is [Documents], [Business Cards], or [Receipts]

Displays the format of the title that is set.

Click this to display the [Title] tab in the [Detailed settings] Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud), and set the details of the title.

When the document type is [Photos]

You can specify the content data record title, which is displayed in the main window of ScanSnap Home, in the [Title] tab in the [Detailed settings] window that is displayed when you click the [Detailed settings] button.

 

[Detailed settings] button

Click this button to display the [Detailed settings] window.

You can specify the details about the following scan settings in the [Detailed settings] window.

  • Title

  • File format

  • Scan

  • File size

Feed

Displays the feeding method that is selected now.

The setting has an affect on [Feed] in the [Feed option] window.

The following settings are available.

  • Normal scan

    Scanning automatically finishes when all of the documents loaded in the ScanSnap are scanned.

    Scanning automatically finishes when all of the documents loaded in the ScanSnap are scanned.

    Scanning automatically finishes when all of the documents loaded in the ScanSnap are scanned.

  • Continuous scan

    Scans documents continuously in multiple batches.

    Select this feeding method to scan documents more than the amount that can be loaded in the ADF paper chute (cover) on the ScanSnap.

    HINT
    • Every time the scanning of documents that are loaded in the ADF paper chute (cover) on the ScanSnap is complete, you can change the feeding method.

      To scan the following types of documents, press the feed mode setting icon in the screen for checking whether to continue a scan, and change the feed mode setting to [Manual scan].

      • Documents folded in half

      • Envelopes

      • Documents with sticky notes attached

      • Documents with multiple sheets overlapped such as transfer paper

      • Long page documents such as long receipts

      • Plastic cards

  • Manual scan

    Scans documents that are loaded one sheet at a time.

    Select this feeding method to scan documents that can be damaged quite easily such as photographs, documents with overlapped areas such as envelopes, or large documents (larger than A4/Letter size) folded in half.

Feed mode setting

Displays the feeding methods for scanning documents.

ADF

Displays [Normal scan] as the feeding method for U-turn Scan, in which a document is loaded in the ADF paper chute (cover) on the ScanSnap and scanned.

Scanning automatically finishes when all of the documents are scanned.

[Option] button

Click this to display the [ADF] tab in the [Feed option] Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud).

You can specify the size of documents to be scanned in the [Feed option] window.

Manual Feeder

Displays [Continuous scan] as the feeding method for Return Scan, in which a document is inserted into the manual feeder on the ScanSnap and scanned.

Documents are scanned continuously in multiple batches.

[Option] button

Click this to display the [Manual Feeder] tab in the [Feed option] Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud).

You can specify the size of documents to be scanned in the [Feed option] window.

Feed

Displays [Normal scan] as the feeding method for documents.

Scanning automatically finishes when all of the documents loaded in the ScanSnap are scanned.

Feed

Displays [Continuous scan] as the feeding method for documents.

Documents are scanned continuously in multiple batches.

[Option] button

Click this to display the [Feed option] Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud).

You can specify the details about the feeding method for documents in the [Feed option] window.

You can specify the size of documents to be scanned in the [Feed option] window.

Managing options

This can be changed when a template profile other than [Scan to Cloud] is selected from the template list.

Type

Displays a save destination for scanned images.

The following settings are available.

The setting is blank and cannot be changed.

  • PC (Manage in ScanSnap Home)

    For the items that are displayed when [PC (Manage in ScanSnap Home)] is selected, refer to [Add new profile] Window.

  • PC (Scan to file)

    For the items that are displayed when [PC (Scan to file)] is selected, refer to [Add new profile] Window.

  • Cloud

    Images created from the documents that you scanned are saved in a cloud service.

  • Mac (Manage in ScanSnap Home)

    For the items that are displayed when [Mac (Manage in ScanSnap Home)] is selected, refer to [Add new profile] Window.

  • Mac (Scan to file)

    For the items that are displayed when [Mac (Scan to file)] is selected, refer to [Add new profile] Window.

  • Cloud

    Images created from the documents that you scanned are saved in a cloud service.

 

Cloud Service

The name of the cloud service where scanned images are saved is displayed.

For details about a cloud service that you can establish a link with, refer to the following:

[Select] button

Click this button to display a list of service names of cloud services. You can select a cloud service that you want to set as a save destination from the list.

[Email setting] button

Click this button to display the [Email setting] window.

You can set an e-mail address for an e-mail destination and a subject of an e-mail in the [Email setting] window.

The [Email setting] button is displayed when [ScanSnap Mail] is selected for [Cloud Service] in [Managing options].

Click this button to display the window for setting an e-mail address for an e-mail destination and a subject of an e-mail.

The [Email setting] button is displayed when [ScanSnap Mail] is selected for [Cloud Service] in [Managing options].

 

Save to
[Browse] button

When you click this, the [ScanSnap Cloud - Select Save Destination] window appears. The folder to save images of documents that you scanned can be selected.

[Upload the data manually after scanning] checkbox

When you select this checkbox, images of the documents that you scanned are put on hold on the ScanSnap Cloud server.

You can manually send the image that has been put on hold to a cloud service after checking the scanned results.

[Save images only to a cloud service] checkbox

When you select this checkbox, meta information is not extracted from the document that you scanned and only a scanned image is saved in a cloud service.

Appears when the document type is [Business Cards] or [Receipts].

[Add] button

Adds a profile to the profile list and synchronizes with the connected ScanSnap, and then closes the window.

[Cancel] button

Close the window without adding profiles to the profile list.