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Scanning with Preview in Mac OS X
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.
This document covers how to scan documents or photos with the built in Mac OS X application Preview.
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.