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Description of Problem 100000013375

How do I scan a multiple page document into a single file in Windows using the ControlCenter or the scan key on the Brother machine?


Description of Solution 200000017190

In order to scan a multi-page document into a single file, you must configure the scan to use a file type that supports multi-page documents.  Complete the steps listed below:

 

 

CONFIGURE THE SCAN TO FEATURE:

 

1. Open the ControlCenter:

 

  •          Click Start => (All) Programs => Brother => XXX-XXXX => ControlCenter. (Where XXX-XXXX is the model number of the machine).

 

  •          The ControlCenter application will be loaded in the Task Tray near the system clock.

 

 

 

2. Double-click on the ControlCenter icon located in the Task Tray to launch the program window.

 

 

 

 

3. Click on Configuration => Scan.

 

 

 

 

4.  Choose the type of scan you require.  The choices are: IMAGE, E-MAIL, and FILE.

 

 

 

 

5. The Scan to configuration window will appear.

 

 

 

6. The Software Button tab configures the Scan to button within the ControlCenter software interface.  The Device Button tab configures the Scan to key on the Brother machine.  Choose the tab you want to configure.

 

 

 

7.  Under File Type select one of the following options which allows multi-page documents:

 

  • PDF (*.PDF)

 

  • Tiff Multi-Page (*.tif)

 

 

 

 

7.  Click OK.

 

 

TO SCAN FROM THE CONTROLCENTER:

 

1. Place the document to be scanned on the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).

 

2. Open the ControlCenter:

 

  •          Click Start => (All) Programs => Brother => XXX-XXXX => Controlcenter. (Where XXX-XXXX is the model number of the machine).

 

  •          The ControlCenter application will be loaded in the Task Tray near the system clock.

 

 

 

 

3. Double-click on the ControlCenter icon located in the Task Tray to launch the program window.

 

 

 

 

4. On the SCAN menu left-click the button that corresponds with the type of scan you want to perform.

 

 

 

5. The document will now scan into a single file.

 

 

TO USE THE SCAN KEY ON THE BROTHER MACHINE:

 

1. Ensure that the ControlCenter has been launched:

 

 

  •          Click Start => (All) Programs => Brother => XXX-XXXX => ControlCenter. (Where XXX-XXXX is the model number of the machine).

 

  •          The ControlCenter application will be loaded in the Task Tray near the system clock.

 

2. Place the document to be scanned on the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).

 

3. Press the SCAN key on the Brother machine.

 

4. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW Key to select the type of scan you want to perform. 

 

5. Press OK

 

6. Network Users (for models with a built-in Network card):  Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW Key to select the name of the destination computer and press OK.

 

NOTE:  If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN, enter the 4-digit PIN for the destination computer and press OK.

7. Press (BLACK/COLOR) START to begin the process.  The document will now scan into a single file.

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