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Scanning 101

Scanning 101



A simple how-to presentation for scanning photos and documents in the Westerville Library's Technology Center using the HP c3180 scanner model.

A simple how-to presentation for scanning photos and documents in the Westerville Library's Technology Center using the HP c3180 scanner model.



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    Scanning 101 Scanning 101 Presentation Transcript

    • Scanning 101 The Basics
    • Your Desktop
    • Double click the “HP Scanning Icon”.
    • This is what you should see.
      • Place picture on scanner face down, toward the arrow.
    • Click “Scan Picture”.
    • The scanner gives you a preview. If your picture is sideways or upside down, you can use the arrows on the left to adjust it.
    • You can move the margins in or out. Click and drag the dashed line.
    • Auto Correct Photo Features These features can help restore an old or damaged photo.
    • Resize You can adjust size according to inches, centimeters, points, or pixels.
    • Lighten or Darken
    • Sharpen
    • Color Adjustment
    • Changing the Resolution Resolution affects quality, but also affects the size of your file. Higher resolution equals a larger file size.
    • When done, choose accept…
    • This is what you should see.
    • If you want to scan more items, choose Yes.
      • Then just repeat the process. (If not, choose No.)
    • Locate your file
      • On the Tech Center computers, it will save to the “My Scans” folder on the E drive.
    • Rename your file (optional)
      • Choose Rename from the File menu, and type a new name.
      • Here you can see the newly re-named file.
    • Print your picture
      • Select your picture and choose print from the file menu.
    • Photo Printing Wizard
      • This comes up automatically.
    • Choose your printer
      • We will use the HP Photosmart C3100.
    • Select “Printing Preferences”
      • This will let us tell the computer we’re using photo paper.
    • Choose “General Everyday Printing”
    • On the Features tab, select your paper type.
    • We will use glossy photo paper.
      • Choose HP Premium Plus from the list.
    • Choose how large to print your picture
      • Keep in mind that some sizes will require your picture to be cropped. Look at the preview to see how your picture will print.
    • Adjusting number of pictures per sheet
      • Change the number in the box to reflect how many of your selected size can fit on one sheet of paper. This is indicated by the icons.
    • Finished!
      • You should have one or more reprints of your scanned picture.