do I scan with PaperPort 12 SE?
must have PaperPort 12 SE installed prior to scanning.
you need assistance installing the software please see - How
do I install PaperPort12 SE.
scan, open the software by selecting it from the start menu or desktop
software will launch.
Program will open the user interface screen.
scanning you must select the scanner you wish to use for this task.
on the ribbon at the top of the user interface.
on the button Scan Settings
TWAIN device selection screen will appear.
make sure the scanner you wish to use is present, then highlight it, and press
If you are experiencing problems with your scanner and wish to test the
select Advanced Setup button to launch the wizard to test your
User Interface will now display the scan interface panel.
Folder tree will change to the scan interface in the left hand pane of the
upper half of the scan interface screen displays the available document
lower half of the scan interface shows the configuration of the selected
make sure you have selected the scanner you wish to use at the top of the
the document type you wish to scan.
Searchable PDF Document
you would like to change the configuration for your selected document type,
click the Settings button.
will see a new screen like the one displayed below.
screen consists of 4 user configurable tabs.
you wish to create a new Document Type, select the Profile tab (default) and
enter a name for your document type.
If you click OK, the settings tab will close.
SET tab allows for configuration of the following:
Single Page Items
Context (for readability)
OUTPUT tab allows for the configuration of the following:
for custom name or date format naming convention
Allows for an addition of the selected prefix to all documents
Allows for an addition of the selected suffix to all documents
Separator Allows for addition of a separator character
box shows the sample of the naming selected
Type Allows you to select the file type to save the document
Port Image (*.max)
Searchable Image (*.pdf)
Word Document (*.doc)
Word XML Document (*.xml)
Text Format (*.rtf)
(Comma Separated Value (*.csv)
SCAN tab allows for the configuration of the following:
Section Mode, Resolution, Size, Orientation, Filter color and source.
Brightness can be set to automatic or user configured.
Contrast can be set to automatic or user configured.
your selections and click OK to close the dialog box.
the main screen left hand panel you have the option of turning the scanner
results dialog box on or off by checking or clearing the check box.
can now press the scan button to initiate the scan.
progress window will appear informing you of the progress of the
the scan has completed, you will see another prompt with a time countdown asking
if you wish to load more documents.
can either press CANCEL or wait for the time to run out.
scan results box will appear. This allows you to:
a description for the Subject of the document
the Authors name
any keywords that may assist in locating the document or its contents via a
you need to add additional pages or scan the other side you may do
you are finished scanning, press the DONE button.
scanned image will appear in the right hand pane of the user interface
first 4 documents are sample documents and a copy of the release notes for this
edition of PaperPort.