To Scan (FLATBED
SCANNERS) an Image:
1. Turn on scanner.
(Bulbs are expensive so only have on when you are ready to scan and
turn off when done.)
2. Click mouse
2 times to open software folder. Open "Adobe PhotoShop"
in the software folder.
3. Once in PhotoShop,
pull the "File" menu down to "Import" and to the
right select "Twain Acquire"
4. Lay your image
to scan face down in the top right color of the scanner.
(Make sure the size is set to "Max. Area" (top right of
5. Select settings:
colorRGB, reflective, 200 dpi, 100% (general suggestions - you can
try other ones depending on if you want it reduced in size or gray,
etc., but keep reflective setting)
6. Click "preview"
7. Move marquee
(dashes) to surround image you want scanned. Click and drag the moving
dashed lines (i.e., the marquee) to change its size.
8. Click "scan"
9. Go to "File"
menu and pull down to select "Save As" or "Save for
10. Put your disk
or zip cartridge in the computer or zip drive. Go to "desktop"
if the name of your disk does not appear at the top of the save box
and change it so the title of your folder "images" appears.
Save as a PhotoShop document if you plan to manipulate the image,
or "Save for Web" and change to gif or jpg depending on
file size desired and type of image and if you want to save a smaller
sized file ready for Web or to insert another program like a Word
or PowerPoint document.
11. Type in the
name of the image in all lowercase letters and seven characters or
less so it works well on all servers.The format you selected (.psd,
or .jpg, or .gif) should be retained in the name as the extension
(cat.jpg). Click "save."