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Output Settings

figure: Advanced Mode tab

Output Settings allows you to set the following items:

Output Resolution

Select the resolution to scan at.

The higher the resolution (value), the more detail in your image.

Select a resolution from the options displayed by clicking the button, or enter a value within the range of 25 dpi to 19200 dpi (in 1 dpi increments).

Refer to "Resolution" for your model from Home of the Online Manual for details.

When Source Type is Platen:

You can enter a value within the range of 25 dpi to 19200 dpi.

When Source Type is Document (ADF Simplex) or Document (ADF Duplex):

You can enter a value within the range of 25 dpi to 600 dpi.

Note

  • When preview images are in thumbnail view, entering 1201 dpi or a greater value will set Output Resolution as follows.

    • When you enter 1201 dpi to 2399 dpi: 2400 dpi
    • When you enter 2401 dpi to 4799 dpi: 4800 dpi
    • When you enter 4801 dpi to 9599 dpi: 9600 dpi
    • When you enter 9601 dpi to 19199 dpi: 19200 dpi
Output Size

Select an output size.

Select Flexible to set custom sizes or select a size for printing or displaying. Select Add/Delete... to set custom size and save it as a new output size option.

Flexible

You can specify the output resolution and scale, and adjust the cropping frames (scan areas).

In thumbnail view:

Drag the mouse over a thumbnail to display a cropping frame. When a cropping frame is displayed, the portion within the cropping frame will be scanned. When no cropping frame is displayed, each frame is scanned individually.

In whole image view:

When no cropping frame is displayed, the entire Preview area will be scanned. When a cropping frame is displayed, the portion within the cropping frame will be scanned.

Note

  • To enlarge/reduce the scanned image, enter values into (Width) and (Height) in Output Settings or specify a value (by 1 %) for %. Although the maximum value available for % depends on the Output Resolution, it can be specified for up to 19200 dpi (the maximum available output resolution).
Paper Size (L, A4, etc.) & Monitor Size (1024 x 768 pixels, etc.)
(Width), (Height), and scale cannot be specified. The preview image will be cropped according to the selected output size and resolution. The portion within the cropping frame will be scanned at the size of the selected paper/monitor size. You can drag the cropping frame to enlarge, reduce, or move it while maintaining the aspect ratio.
Add/Delete...

Displays the Add/Delete the Output Size dialog box for specifying custom output sizes.

figure: Add/Delete the Output Size dialog box

In the Add/Delete the Output Size dialog box, multiple output sizes can be specified and then saved at one time. Saved items will be registered to the Output Size list and can be selected, along with the predefined items.

Adding:

Select Print or Image display for Destination, then enter Output Size Name, Width, and Height, then click Add. For Unit, you can select inches or mm when Destination is Print but you can only select pixels when Destination is Image display. The name of the added size appears in Output Size List. Click Save to save the items listed in Output Size List.

Deleting:

Select the output size you want to delete in Output Size List, and then click Delete. Click Save to save the items listed in Output Size List.

Important

  • Predefined output sizes such as A4 and 1024 x 768 pixels cannot be deleted.

Note

  • Save up to 10 items for each destination.
  • An error message appears when you enter a value outside the setting range. Enter a value within the range displayed in the message.

Note

  • Refer to "Adjusting Cropping Frames (ScanGear)" for details on cropping frames.
  • For details on whether or how the cropping frame initially appears on a preview image, see Cropping Frame on Previewed Images in Preview Tab of the Preferences dialog box.
(Switch Aspect Ratio)

Available when Output Size is set to anything but Flexible.

Click this button to rotate the cropping frame. Click again to return it to the original orientation.

Data Size

The data size when scanned with the current settings is displayed.

Note

  • When the data size exceeds a certain size, the value appears in red. In that case, a warning message appears when you click Scan. It is recommended that you adjust the settings to reduce Data Size. To continue, scan in whole image view.