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(10.1 RC) Easy Scan

Scanning with a single touch. After the user taps this action, the page is immediately scanned to a predefined destination. You can define multiple destinations where the scanned document is sent to and set scan parameters in MyQ.

For information on how to configure the Easy Scan action and define its destinations and parameters, check Easy Scan settings in the MyQ Print Server guide.

  • If enabled on the server, users can change their scan settings from the terminal screen.

easy scan options on the terminal screen
  • You can also create new custom parameters to be used in the scan metadata, or as parts of file names, addresses, subjects and email bodies, and as paths to folders, passwords to folders etc. You can find further details in Create custom parameters on the MyQ Print Server guide.

  • OCR (Optical Character Recognition) can be used with Easy Scan, by creating OCR profiles and enabling users to select them on the embedded terminal. You can find further details in OCR on the MyQ Print Server guide.

OCR options on the terminal screen

For some specific models and firmware there is a native screen popup that cannot be suppressed which appears during continuous scan. When scanning is complete, users can select Next on this screen to return to the MyQ IU.

Easy Scan Parameters

Each parameter has a Default option. If selected, the actual values are taken from the default scan settings of the printing device.

  • Resolution - The outgoing file's resolution. You can select from the following options:

    • 100 dpi

    • 200 dpi

    • 300 dpi

    • 400 dpi

    • 600 dpi

    • Default

  • Color - The outgoing file's color scale. You can select from the following options:

    • Color

    • Grayscale

    • B&W (two tones)

    • Automatic

    • Default

  • Format - The outgoing file's format. You can select from the following options:

    • PDF

    • JPEG

    • TIFF

    • XPS

    • HCPDF

    • Default

The combination B&W (two tones) and JPEG or HCPDF is not available. This combination will take Grayscale as color.

  • Duplex - Simplex and Duplex scanning options. You can select from the following:

    • Single Sided

    • Duplex - binding on top

    • Duplex - binding on side

    • Default

  • Continuous Scan - With the continuous scan option Enabled, scan jobs are not sent until Done is tapped. After clicking Scan, the printing device scans another page.

    • Enabled

    • Disabled

    • Default

  • Scan separation - If a document with multiple pages is scanned, scanned pages can be stored either separately (each page in a separate file) or all together in one file. You can select from the following options:

    • All pages together

    • Separate each page

    • Default

  • Original Image - Determines the way in which the printing device is going to process the scanned page.
    You can select from the following options:

    • Text + Photo

    • Photo

    • Text

    • Default

  • Original Orientation - Determines the scanned page's orientation in the outgoing file. The paper's position is relative to the person standing at the printing device. You can select from the following options:

    • Top Edge on Top: The page is displayed in a horizontal position (top edge of the page opposite to the person)

    • Top Edge on Left: The page is displayed in a vertical position (top edge of the page on the left hand side of the person)

    • Default

  • Size - The scanned output's size. This determines the size of the scanning area, therefore it should correspond to the actual size of the scanned paper. You can select from the following options:

    • Automatic

    • A3

    • A4

    • A5

    • Ledger

    • Letter

    • Legal

    • Oficio II

    • Default

  • Skip blank pages - With this parameter, you can select to skip blank pages in the scanned document. You can select from the following options:

    • Default

    • Yes

    • No

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