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Scanning with Preview in Mac OS X
This document covers how to scan documents or photos with the built in Mac OS X application Preview.
Step One: Open Preview.app. This can be done from the dock if it is placed there, otherwise the application can also be found in the applications folder.
Step Two: With Preview
Step Three: With the
After this point you will have to wait for the scanner to warm up, and produce a preview scan of the flatbed area. After that is complete it will be possible to crop and specify the scan.
Step Four: Select the desired area of the preview
Step Five: Adjust the scan properties to the desired settings.
Color can be changed under the "Kind:" field.
Resolution can be adjusted under the dpi box. (A common setting for pictures is 300 dpi, however for higher quality print products 600 dpi would be a better option.)
Step Six: Chose a
After choosing a
When the scan is done Preview will display the finished product.