You will need
- - passport,
- - computer with installed software to scan,
Before scanning the passport, remove from it a cover, it may interfere during the scan. Turn on the scanner and open the scanning software. It could be any of these programs, one of the most common – ABBYY FineReader. Open the program and select one of the scanning modes – you can choose to automatically scan and print a document or manage the process yourself.
Set the scan settings. To scan your passport, choose "grayscale" and resolution of 300 dpi.
Opened on the first page of the passport flat on the glass turn down. Better to put it to the edge of the scan area, leaving only a small gap. Tightly close the lid of the scanner, it is better to slightly hold her hand so the image will appear sharper. Click "preview". Will start pre-scanning the document, and the result on the screen you will see the scanned image. Marquee select the desired scan area – the passport itself, leaving a black field outside of the frame.
The bottom of the window select "Scan" and wait while the scanner will process your document and the program will give you the picture page of your passport. After the scan is complete, select "Save" or "Print" in the upper left corner of the program window in the tab "File". If you need to save the scan of the page, it is important to choose the right extension when it is saved. For scanned documents, you select a bmp or tif.
Start scanning the next page of the passport. Save page better by changing their names – so that then it was easier to find the right in the list. For a full copy of the passport need to scan all its pages, even if they are empty. Not only scanned the first page with the coat of arms of the Russian Federation.
Advice 2: How to scan documents on the scanner
For the digitization of flat images (documents, photos, paper books, etc.) use a special computer peripheral device is a scanner. Now in our country began the process of converting paper paperwork into electronic form, so the relevance of the use of this device has increased significantly.
Connect the scanner to the computer if it was not done earlier. Most of them use to communicate with the computer USB port and the appropriate cable must enter into the standard scanner. Make sure that the power cable is also plugged in and connected to the device. Usually the "domestic" no scanners keys power, so immediately after connecting the USB cable the computer should recognize the new device and install a driver for it. If he can't do it alone, in the notification area (tray) confirmation message will appear and you will need to install the driver from the disc, which should also be present in the kit.
Place the scanned document in the device (facing the glass) and carefully close the cover. Depending on the model and installed software that may be enough to automatically start scanning program. If this happens, press the appropriate button on the front panel of the device and the screen a window will appear with a list of programs that are configured to work with your scanner - select from them the most appropriate one. After that will work the scanner driver, and further action will depend on the used model. The following describes the procedure for scanner Hewlett-Packard Scanjet 3500.
Rate are you satisfied with the quality of the image that shows the program scan in the preview window. If Yes, then click the big green button "Accept". If not - set the most appropriate values of the scan settings, and opening the desired section of the menu on the right side of the program window, and then click "Preview". The scanner will produce repeated pre-scan and update the image preview. Having achieved the desired quality, click the "Accept"button.
Wait until the scanning procedure with the selected item. It may take some time - the duration of the process will depend on the options selected. When the scanning process is finished, the driver will transfer your chosen image in the second step program.
Advice 3: How to scan and save documents
Scanners and multifunction devices (MFP) firmly rooted in the life of a computer users. To work successfully with these devices, you must follow certain rules.
You will need
- - Adobe Reader.
Make sure that the scanner is connected to the computer, and the device installed all the necessary drivers. Open the lid of the scanner or MFP and place the right document so that the scanned side facing down. Click the button that starts the scanning process and wait until this process is complete.
Some MFPs allow you to control the equipment with the help of special programs. Run this utility and click "Scan". After this process is complete, will automatically open the folder in which you saved the scanned document.
Some software does not store the scanned data automatically. Usually in such cases is the opening program that is designed for reading documents. If you are faced with this type of multifunction printer, after opening the scanned document, press Ctrl and S. then Select the folder in which to save the image and enter the file name.
Selection of software falls squarely on your shoulders. Usually for working with scanned documents use program DjvuReaser or Adobe Reader. When you configure scan settings, be sure to select the appropriate format for you.
Edit the document immediately after completion of the scanning process. Cut only the part that is needed. With the help of special programs adjust the image. Remove the black bars if they appeared after the scan. To ensure high quality of scanned documents, select the appropriate operating parameters of the MFP. It is better to use a color image of 8 bits, and the number of dots per inch – no less than 150.
If you are scanning photos it is better to use the options that allow you to provide the best quality of the resulting image.