ScanGear CS-U 6.2 User`s Guide

ScanGear CS-U 6.2 User`s Guide
ScanGear CS-U 6.2
User’s Guide
for CanoScan N670U/N676U/N1240U
for Windows
for Macintosh
Color Scanner
Contents
Troubleshooting
Glossary
Index
Copyright Notice
Copyright ©2001 Canon Inc.
This manual is copyrighted with all rights reserved. Under the copyright
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consent of Canon Inc. Under the law, copying includes translating into
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(Me). When you use Windows 98, Windows 2000 Professional or
Macintosh, screen designs are slightly different from this manual.
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Chapter 1 Before You Begin ......................................5
Welcome to ScanGear CS-U 6.2 ..................................................... 6
System Requirements ..................................................................... 7
Windows .................................................................................. 7
Macintosh ................................................................................ 8
Starting and Closing ScanGear CS-U ............................................. 9
Windows .................................................................................. 9
Macintosh .............................................................................. 10
Getting Help in ScanGear CS-U.................................................... 11
Windows ................................................................................ 11
Macintosh .............................................................................. 11
Chapter 2 Simple Mode and Advanced Mode ....... 12
What are the Simple Mode and Advanced Mode? .................... 13
Switching Between the Simple and Advanced Modes ............. 14
Simple Mode Main Window ........................................................ 15
Advanced Mode Main Window................................................... 16
Chapter 3 What is on the screen?...........................18
Main Window ............................................................................... 19
Toolbar .......................................................................................... 20
Scanning Buttons.......................................................................... 23
Simple Mode Main Window ........................................................ 24
Advanced Mode Main Window................................................... 30
The Main Sheet ...................................................................... 30
The Scanner Sheet .................................................................. 34
The Tone Sheet ....................................................................... 40
Contrast/Brightness Sheet .............................................. 43
Gamma Sheet ................................................................ 44
Histogram Sheet ............................................................ 46
Special Tone Curves Sheet .............................................. 48
Editing a Special Tone Curve Directly .............................. 49
The Halftone Sheet ................................................................. 51
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Chapter 4 Scanning an Original ..............................52
Preparing for the Scanning Job ................................................... 53
Quick Start .................................................................................... 54
Previewing and Scanning an Original ......................................... 56
Scanning in the Simple Mode ................................................. 56
Scanning in the Advanced Mode ............................................ 61
Chapter 5 Multi-Photo Mode ..................................65
Multi-Photo Mode ........................................................................ 66
Operations ............................................................................. 66
Placing the Photos .................................................................. 68
Chapter 6 Settings in the Windows Control Panel
(Windows only) ....................................69
Opening Scanners and Cameras Properties ................................ 70
General Settings ........................................................................... 72
Events Settings.............................................................................. 73
Preferences Settings ..................................................................... 75
Color Management Settings ........................................................ 77
Chapter 7 Uninstalling ScanGear CS-U ...................78
Uninstalling ScanGear CS-U ......................................................... 79
Chapter 8 Troubleshooting .....................................80
Pre-Scan Checklist ......................................................................... 81
How to Avoid Problems ............................................................... 82
Troubleshooting Checklist ........................................................... 84
Glossary
...............................................................90
Index
.............................................................104
Customer Support Help Desk ...............................109
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Before You Begin
Welcome to ScanGear CS-U 6.2
System Requirements
Starting and Closing ScanGear CS-U
Getting Help in ScanGear CS-U
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Welcome to ScanGear CS-U 6.2
Welcome to Canon ScanGear CS-U 6.2.
ScanGear CS-U 6.2 (hereafter referred to as ScanGear CS-U) will provide
flexible, efficient image enhancement tools for scanning with your
CanoScan N670U/N676U/N1240U Scanner by providing an interface with a
variety of software applications.
ScanGear CS-U has a number of powerful features that help you achieve
peak performance with your scanner. Using ScanGear CS-U, you can
preview and adjust an image before the image is scanned and acquired by
the parent software application.
Normally when you start a scanning job, you will see the ScanGear CS-U
main window with its toolbar, Preview Area, and tabs.
However, some software applications may not open the ScanGear CS-U
main window. When this occurs you cannot use the settings described in
this user’s guide because the host software application will provide the
settings so you can change the image after it is acquired. When a software
application uses ScanGear CS-U without opening the ScanGear CS-U main
window, this is called the windowless mode.
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System Requirements
The hardware and software listed below is required to use ScanGear
CS-U.
Windows
Computer: IBM PC/AT Compatible with USB port(s) standardly
OS: Windows 98
Windows Millenium Edition
Windows 2000 Professional
CPU: Pentium 150MHz or greater
RAM: 64MB or more
HDD Free Space: Approx. 10MB (When Installation) or more
Display: 800 x 600 dots
High Color (16 bit) or greater
Interface: USB 1.1
CD-ROM Drive: Necessary
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USB Expansion card is not guaranteed.
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Macintosh
Computer: Macintosh with USB port(s) standardly
OS: Mac OS 8.6
Mac OS 9.0
Mac OS 9.1
Mac OS X (Classic Mode only)
CPU: Power PC G3 or greater
RAM: 64MB or more
With Mac OS X 128MB or more
HDD Free Space: Approx. 10MB (When Installation) or more
Display: 800 x 600 dots
32000 colors or greater
Interface: USB 1.1
CD-ROM Drive: Necessary
•
USB Expansion card is not guaranteed.
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Starting and Closing ScanGear CS-U
ScanGear CS-U is not a stand-alone program that can be started by itself. It
is used as a TWAIN driver (Windows) or plug-in (Macintosh). Start the
application program first, then start ScanGear CS-U from the program.
When starting ScanGear CS-U, confirm that the scanner is
correctly connected to the computer.
Note
Windows
Starting
1. Start the TWAIN-compliant application software such as PhotoStudio
or Photoshop.
< If you have installed another scanner or a digital camera, select this
scanner. >
a. Click the [File] menu and select [Select Source] or such.
b. Click to highlight [CanoScan N670U/N676U] or [CanoScan
N1240U] and click [Select].
2. Click the [File] menu and select [Acquire] or such.
ScanGear CS-U will start.
Closing
Click the
(close box) in the ScanGear CS-U window.
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Macintosh
Starting
Index
1. Start the parent application software such as PhotoStudio or
Photoshop.
2. Click the [File] menu and select [Acquire] or such, and [ScanGear CSU 6.2.0...].
ScanGear CS-U will start.
Closing
When scanning is completed, the ScanGear CS-U window automatically
closes (Macintosh only).
If the “Automatically quit ScanGear CS-U after scanning” (☞p.39) is
off, click the
(close box) in the ScanGear CS-U window.
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Windows
For information about using ScanGear CS-U, open the on-line Help by
clicking the Help button on the toolbar.
Click the Contents or Index tab to see if the topic you are looking for is
covered elsewhere in on-line Help.
Macintosh
For information about using ScanGear CS-U, display the baloon help by
clicking the Help button on the toolbar. To close the baloon help, click the
Help button again.
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Simple Mode and
Advanced Mode
What are the Simple Mode and Advanced
Mode?
Simple Mode Main Window
Advanced Mode Main Window
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What are the Simple Mode and
Advanced Mode?
You can run ScanGear CS-U in either of two modes: the Simple Mode and
Advanced Mode.
Simple Mode
The Simple Mode, as its name implies, is easy to use and fast. You can set
up a scanning job quickly just by selecting from the name that best
describes the job you want to execute: Color Photo, Color Photo Fine,
B&W Photo, and so on. All you have to do is select one Image Type setting
which sets up the scanning job for you automatically. You can accept the
settings and start the scanning job, or you can make small adjustments to
the settings before you begin. For routine scanning jobs you can create
your own Image Types and save them under a name that will listed among
the pre-defined selections.
Advanced Mode
The Advanced Mode presents more options which allow you to set up
professional quality scanning jobs. You can use precise settings to select the
scanning area in the Preview Area, adjust Color Mode and Resolution, and
take advantage of the wide selection of Tone options (adjusting Contrast/
Brightness, Gamma, Histogram, Special Tone Curve, and Threshold).
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Switching Between the Simple and Advanced
Modes
You can switch between the Simple and Advanced Modes simply by
clicking a button.
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•
In the Simple Mode main window, click the Advanced Mode button
to open the Advanced Mode main window.
In the Advanced Mode main window, click the Simple Mode button
to open the Simple Mode main window.
If you change the settings in either the Simple Mode or
Advanced Mode, the changes will be reflected in the settings
of the other mode.
Note
Simple Mode
Advanced Mode
Windows
Macintosh
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Simple Mode Main Window
Glossary
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The ScanGear CS-U main window in the Simple Mode has only one sheet,
named “Simple Mode” followed by the name of your scanner. Use the
Simple Mode sheet settings to select the settings for a scanning job.
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Advanced Mode Main Window
Glossary
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The ScanGear CS-U main window in the Advanced Mode has more sheets
to perform the settings for scanning.
In the Advanced Mode click the Main tab, Tone tab (or Halftone tab), or the
Scanner tab to open the Main sheet, Tone sheet (or Halftone sheet) or
Scanner sheet. Use the settings on each sheet to perform important
settings for scanning.
Note
In the Advanced Mode, the name of your scanner (N670U/
N676U or N1240U) is displayed on the tab of the Scanner
sheet.
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If you select Black and White for the Color Mode on the Main sheet, the
Tone tab is replaced with the Halftone tab.
Glossary
Index
Windows
Macintosh
With Windows, if you select Text Enhanced for the Color Mode on the
Main sheet, neither Tone tab nor Halftone tab is displayed.
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What is on the
screen?
Main Window
Toolbar
Scanning Buttons
Simple Mode Main Window
Advanced Mode Main Window
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Main Window
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Preview Button
Scan Button
Tool Bar
Preview Area
Title Bar
Clear Button
Setting Tab
Close Box
(With Macintosh, the
Close Box locates in the
top left of the window.)
Mode Switching Button
Status Area
Window Resize Corner
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Toolbar
Buttons on the toolbar help you to perform important tasks like, cropping
images, moving images, zooming, and so on.
Crop Button
Click the Crop button and drag the pointer in any direction to draw a
rectangle around the area you want to select for scanning. This reduces
the time it takes to scan an image because you are pre-scanning or
scanning only the necessary section of the image, not the whole area. To
un-crop the image simply click outside the cropped area.
Move Image Button
Use the Move Image button to scroll the image up/down or left/right when
the previewed image has been enlarged with the Zoom Tool button and is
too large to be viewed all at once. Click the Move Image button and drag
the image with the hand image pointer.
Note
The Move Image button is not available when the previewed
image has not been enlarged and is displayed entirely in the
Preview Area.
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Zoom Tool Button
Click the Zoom Tool button and then click the left or right mouse button to
change the size of the Preview image.
•
To increase the magnification of the image, click the Zoom Tool
button then click the left mouse button (Windows) / click the mouse
button (Macintosh) on the area of the previewed image to view. You
can repeat this procedure to magnify the image up to 4 times its
previewed size.
•
To decrease the magnification of the image, click the Zoom Tool
button then click the right mouse button (Windows) / click the mouse
button while pressing [Option] key (Macintosh) on the magnified
image.
Auto Crop Button
After clicking the Crop button and drawing a rectangle around the part of
the image that you want to scan, click the Auto Crop button to size the
rectangle for the best fit around the object enclosed by the rectangle.
Negative/Positive Button
Click the Negative/Positive button to invert the colors and create a negative
of the image.
Mirror Button
Click the Mirror button to flip the image horizontally like a mirror image.
Rotate Left Button
Click the Rotate Left button to rotate a scanned image left 90 degrees
(counterclockwise). Click this button repeatedly to continue rotating the
image left.
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Rotate Right Button
Click the Rotate Right button to rotate a scanned image right 90 degrees
(clockwise). Click this button repeatedly to continue rotating the image
right.
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Rulers Button
Click the Rulers button to display a ruler in the Preview Area to help with
sizing and cropping the image. To select the gradations for rulers, click the
down-arrow for Units on the Main sheet and then select the units of
measure from the drop-down list.
Help Button
Windows : Click the Help button to display the ScanGear CS-U on-line
Help.
Macintosh : Click the Help button to display / close the baloon help.
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Scanning Buttons
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Preview Button
Click the Preview button to pre-scan the image and display it in the Preview
Area so you can decide whether the image needs any adjustments or if you
want to apply any special effects. Click this button after cropping the
previewed image to perform the enlarged preview.
Note
After you click the Preview button, the Preview button
becomes a Cancel button. Click this Cancel button to cancel
the pre-scan operation.
Scan Button
Click the Scan button to scan the image on the scanner with any special
effects or adjustments that have been applied and send the scanned image
to the software application from which you launched the ScanGear CS-U.
Note
After you click the Scan button, the Scanning dialog box is
displayed. Click the Cancel button in this dialog box to cancel
the scan operation.
Clear Button
Click the Clear button to clear the settings for the preview image displayed
in the preview area. Does not clear (delete) the image itself.
Note
Clicking the Clear Botton while pressing [Ctrl] (Windows) /
[Command] (Macintosh) key clears the image in the preview
area.
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Simple Mode Main Window
In the Simple Mode, only the Simple Mode sheet is available in the main
window.
Image Type
When you select the Image Type based on how you intend to use the
scanned image, the Color Mode and Resolution settings are selected for
you automatically for optimum scanning results. Here is a summary of the
available Image Type settings for the image Color Mode and Resolution.
•Color Screen (Color, 75 dpi):
Use to scan the original as it appears on the monitor.
•Color Photo (Color, 150 dpi):
Use to scan color photographs.
•Color Photo Fine (Color, 300 dpi):
Use to scan color photographs for best quality in the scanned image.
•BJ Printer (Color, 360 dpi):
Use to scan a color original that you intend to print on a Bubble Jet
printer for maximum quality in the printed image.
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•B/W Photo (Grayscale, 150 dpi):
Use to scan black-and-white photographs with varying shades of gray.
•B/W Photo Fine (Grayscale, 300 dpi):
Use to scan black-and-white photographs with varying shades of gray
for best quality in the scanned image.
•Line Art (Black and White, 300 dpi):
Use to scan of a black-and-white original that contains a graphic
illustration.
•Laser Printer (Black and White, 600 dpi):
Use to scan a black-and-white original that you intend to print on a
black-and-white laser beam printer.
•FAX (Text Enhanced for Windows / Black and White for
Macintosh, 200 dpi):
Use to scan an original that you intend to send by facsimile.
•OCR (Text Enhanced for Windows / Black and White for
Macintosh, 300 dpi.):
Use to scan pages of text that you intend to capture with an OCR
software application.
Note
With Macintosh, Black and white is applied as the Color Mode
instend of Text Enhanced.
The order of the items is different from the one with Windows.
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Color Mode
Displays the Color Mode setting for the currently selected Image Type. And the
Mode can be set to one of the settings provided. In this case, a new Image Type
can be saved under a new name.
• Black and White The image is scanned in black and white.
• Grayscale The image is scanned in black and white but if the original
is in color most of the colors will be shaded.
• Color (Photos) The image is scanned in color.
• Color (Documents) Select for the best possible color quality for
documents. Scanning speed at this setting will be slower than with the
Color (Photos).
• Text Enhanced (only for Windows) Converts grayscale images to
black and white using Canon ImageTrust technology. This setting
produces sharper text which will be easier for OCR software to read.
•
The Text Enhanced selection requires more time than
the Black and White setting, because digitization of
the scanned image is performed after scanning it in
Grayscale.
•
Selecting the Color Mode setting automatically resets
the Advanced Mode Tone tab settings.
•
Selecting Black and White or Text Enhanced sets the
Resolution setting to 300 dpi. If you select any setting
other than Black and White or Text Enhanced, the
Resolution setting is re-set automatically to the base
setting for the Image Type selection.
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Resolution
Displays the Resolution setting for the currently selected Image Type. And the
Resolution can be set to one of the settings provided. In this case, a new Image
Type can be saved under a new name.
Edit Image Type Button
Click the down-arrow for Image Type and select Custom (or select a
previously saved custom selection) and click the Edit Image Type button to
open the Image Type Settings dialog box. You can create and save up to 12
custom settings of your own.
Note
The Edit Image Type button is not enabled until you select
Custom (or a custom setting previously saved) from the Image
Type drop-down list. This button is also enabled after you select
one of the pre-defined Image Types and change the Color
Mode or the Resolution setting.
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Paper Size
Specifies the paper size of the image to be scanned.
Glossary
Index
Note
Changing the Paper Size clears the Preview area and
clears all settings set with the Toolbar and Tone sheet
buttons.
• Business Card
• Statement
• B5
• Executive
• Letter
• A4
• L Portrait
• L Landscape
• LL Portrait
• LL Landscape
• Postcard (6”x4”)
• Full Platen
Width
Displays the width of the scanning area currently selected in the Preview
Area. You can change the units to measure the scanning area.
Height
Displays the height of the scanning area currently selected in the Preview
Area. You can change the units to measure the scanning area.
Size
Displays the estimated file size of the image in the Preview Area.
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Auto Tone
Click the Apply button to have ScanGear CS-U automatically adjust the
tone of a pre-scanned color image within the cropped area. The Auto Tone
is available only when Color or Grayscale has been selected on the Main
sheet and when Canon ColorGear Color Matching (Windows) / ColorSync
Color Matching (Macintosh) is not selected on the Scanner sheet.
To cancel the Auto Tone, click the Reset button.
Magazine-Reduce Moiré
Click this check box if you want ScanGear CS-U to conduct moiré reduction
to improve the overall image quality. Moiré are dot patterns that interfere
with processing images for professional use and are usually caused by poor
dithering resulting from scanning images from newspapers, books,
magazines, etc.
This function is the same as the Descreen function in the Advanced mode.
Multi-Photo Mode
Click this button to start Multi-Photo Mode Scanning.
Multi-Photo Mode is a function used when scanning more than 2 photos
with a single operation, and makes the multiple scanned images appear
individually in a new window of the application. If you place the photo
obliquely, this function will make the adjustment automatically.
See Chapter 5 for details.(☞p.66)
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The Main Sheet
Color Mode
The Color Mode determines how the original will be scanned: Black and
White, Grayscale, Color, etc. Click the down-arrow and select a setting
from the drop-down list.
• Black and White The image is scanned in black and white.
• Grayscale The image is scanned in black and white but if the original
is in color most of the colors will be shaded.
• Color (Photos) The image is scanned in color.
• Color (Documents) Select for the best possible color quality for
documents. Scanning speed at this setting will be slower than with the
Color (Photos).
• Text Enhanced (only for Windows) Converts grayscale images to
black and white using Canon ImageTrust technology. This setting
produces sharper text which will be easier for OCR software to read.
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The Text Enhanced selection requires more time than
the Black and White setting, because digitization of
the scanned image is performed after scanning it in
Grayscale.
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Selecting the Color Mode setting automatically resets
the Tone tab settings.
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Output Resolution
Click the down-arrow and select one of the pre-set Resolution settings to
set the resolution for the scanning job. The default setting is 75 dpi.
Resolution can be set within the range of 25 dpi - 2400 dpi (entering a
value into the entry box adjusted in increments of 1 dpi is also possible), or
values of 4800, 7200 or 9600 can be entered directly.
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The higher the resolution, the better the quality of the displayed
image but the slower the scanning speed. Make sure you select a
setting based on the capability of your output device.
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You can enter the value directly into the entry box to scan. However,
when you crop an image with a size of more than 21,000 x 30,000
pixels (Windows) / 30,000 x 30,000 pixels (Macintosh), because of the
application’s specification, the scanning job cannot be performed.
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Selection
Use the Selection options to set the exact size of the image input.
Glossary
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Note
To select the area to scan, use the Crop button or Auto
Crop button or enter the desired dimensions in the text
box.
• Width and Height The width and height of the current selection, or
if there is no selection, the maximum input size, measured from the
upper left corner of the image in the Preview Area and based on the
current paper size. To change the Width and Height settings, click the
Crop button on the toolbar and select a section of the image in the
preview area, or just type the desired dimensions into the Width and
Height text boxes.
• Units Click the down-arrow and select a unit to measure the
scanning area. Changing the Units setting does not affect the image in
the Preview Area.
Keep Proportions button Click this button to maintain the Width
and Height proportions. If you change Width or Height, the other
setting will be adjusted automatically to maintain the proportion of
the original image. As you enlarge or reduce the selection, note that
the Width and Height of the selection remain in correct proportion.
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Print Size
Use the Print size selection to set the output image size. Varying one of
Width, Height or Scale makes the others vary automatically. The resolution
of the scanned image is kept as specified, so that the scanning resolution
changes according to the size setting here.
• Width and Height Set the width and height of the image size after
scan according to the Unit in the Selection options. The initial values
are the same as those in the Selection options.
• Scale Allows you to specify the image size after scanning 25% to
400% (preset to 100%) as a percentage of the specified scan area.
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Note
Sets the scale for the image sent to the parent
software application and has no effect on the image
displayed in the Preview Area.
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The Scanner Sheet
Glossary
Index
When you click on the Scanner tab (N670U/N676U or N1240U), the
Scanner sheet opens.
Paper Size
Specifies from the drop-down list the paper size of the image to be
scanned.
• Business Card
• Statement
• B5
• Executive
• Letter
• A4
• L Portrait
• L Landscape
• LL Portrait
• LL Landscape
• Postcard (6”x4”)
• Full Platen
Note
Changing the Paper Size clears the Preview area and
clears all settings set with the Toolbar or the buttons on
the Tone sheet buttons.
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Descreen
Click this check box if you want ScanGear CS-U to conduct moiré reduction
to improve the overall image quality. Moiré are dot patterns that interfere
with processing images for professional use and are usually caused by poor
dithering resulting from scanning images from newspapers, books,
magazines, etc.
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Note
•
When the image would not be improved with
Descreen, try to switch the Unsharp Mask function
off.
The effect by Descreen will not show in the Preview
area.
Unsharp Mask
Click this check box to switch the Unsharp Mask feature on and off.
Sharpens an image, such as a photograph that is slightly out of focus, by
emphasizing the contrast to make outlines clearer.
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Remove Dust and Scratches
This function automatically produces a scanned photo image with the areas
under small bits of dirt or scratches removed. The available settings are
[None], [Soft], [Normal] and [Hard].
•Soft
•Normal
•Hard
Compensates for high-contrast dirt and scratches. At this
setting, it may not be possible to restore areas under large
flecks of dirt or scratches.
This setting is recommended for most purposes.
Compensates for low-contrast dirt and scratches. Although
its may restore areas under large flecks of dirt or scratches,
it may leave artifacts after processing.
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•
•
•
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You can perform this function only when the
previewed image appears.
With large dust and scratches, the traces may remain
after this function.
Areas under dirt and scratches may not be removed if
the selected scan area is too small.
There are occasions when areas under dirt or
scratches on the top or bottom edges cannot be
removed.
With this function On, it will take longer to scan.
When you set both [Descreen] and [Remove Dust and
Scratches] to On, only [Descreen] will take effect.
With books and magazines, this function may not
perform well.
This function is particularly effective at removing dirt or scratches from
images with large areas of relatively consistent coloring, such as sky shots,
etc.
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Color Settings
When the Color Mode is set to Color, you can select the color adjusting
method for scanning from Recommended or Canon ColorGear (or ColorSync)
Color Matching. The default setting is Recommended.
• Recommended
Reproduces the colors of the scanned item vividly on a computer
display. You are advised to use this mode under normal circumstances.
• Canon ColorGear Color Matching (Windows)
• ColorSync Color Matching (Macintosh)
Automatically matches the color settings of the scanner, computer
display and color printer. Select this mode when you wish to set the
appropriate color profile to view the colors of the scanned image on
the computer display as closely matched to the original image as
possible.
Note
When you specify “Canon ColorGear Color Matching” or
“ColorSync Color Matching” setting, the Auto Tone
button will be grayed out and the Tone sheet in the
Advanced Mode will not be displayed.
Test Scanner
Click this button to open the Scanner Diagnostics dialog box. Click the Start
button in the Scanner Diagnostics dialog box to test your Scanner. After the
test is complete, a message is displayed here to inform you of the results. If
a problem is reported after the test, use your scanner instructions to
troubleshoot the problem. During the test, do not open the document
cover of the scanner.
Calibration
Click this button to start calibration. Calibration is the adjustment of color
processing for input and output devices so the colors in the scanned image
match the colors you see on the computer screen and in the printed image.
During calibration, do not open the document cover of the scanner.
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Preferences (for Macintosh)
Click this button to display the Prefereces sheet for Macintosh. With
Windows, the Preferences setting sheet is in Windows Contorol Panel.
Refer to Preferences Settings section in Chapter 6. (☞p.75)
Index
When application hides driver user interface
• Color (Documents)
When you place a check mark in this check box, the scan will be
executed in Color (Documents), if even the application software sets
the Color Mode to Color (Photos). The default setting is Off.
Preview at opening of ScanGear CS-U
• Automatically execute a preview
This setting switches the automatic preview feature on. When this
feature is selected, a preview is executed automatically when
ScanGear CS-U is launched, and an image of the original on the
scanner is displayed in the Preview Area.
• Display saved preview image
This setting switches the preview image cache feature on. When this
feature is selected, the image in the Preview Area is saved when
ScanGear CS-U is closed and then displayed again the next time
ScanGear CS-U is launched.
• None
Click this button to switch the automatic preview and preview
image cache features off.
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The tone tab settings are saved when the preview area is
refreshed
Click the check box if you want to save the tone tab settings
although the preview area is refreshed by previewing a new image.
Quit Settings
• Automatically quit ScanGear CS-U after scanning
The initial setting is “on (checked)”. ScanGear CS-U will
automatically close after scanning an image. Click the check box to
set it to “off”, if you want to manually close the ScanGear CS-U
window.
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The Tone Sheet
The Tone sheet is displayed only when Color or Grayscale has been selected
for Color Mode on the Advanced Mode Main sheet and when Canon
ColorGear Color Matching / ColorSync Color Matching is not selected on
the Scanner Sheet.
• Changing the Color Mode selection or clicking the Clear button
restores the default settings on the Tone sheet.
• Tone sheet adjustment is conducted with the Preview Area.
• Settings can be selected even when there is no image in the Preview
Area. In this case the settings take effect on the next scanned image.
These are the Tone sheet buttons that open each tool chart and allow you
to enhance images in the Preview Area.
Samples and detailed descriptions of each sheet are provided on the
following pages.
Tone Sheet Buttons
Auto Tone button
Auto Tone button turns the automatic tone correction feature on.
Automatic tone correction automatically adjusts the image tone within the
cropped area to produce a better image. This button and the Auto tone in
the Simple Mode sheet have the same feature.
Contrast/Brightness button
Opens the Contrast/Brightness sheet and allows you to adjust the
brightness and contrast of the entire image.
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Gamma button
Opens the Gamma sheet and allows you to shift mid-tones so lighter colors
are lightened and darker colors are darkened.
Histogram button
Opens the Histogram sheet and allows you to adjust tone intensity to
enhance an image that is either too light or too dark.
Special Tone Curves button
Opens the Special Tone Curves sheet and allows you to adjust the tones for
one or all of the three primary colors (RGB) by selecting a special tone curve
or editing a tone curve.
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Common Buttons
The Tone sheet settings are commonly set with the Load, Save, Reset and
All Reset buttons described below.
Load Button
When Color Mode is set for Color (Photos) or Color (Documents), a usersaved file (*.adc) is opened and used for color adjustment.
When Color Mode is set for Grayscale, user-saved file (*.adg) is opened and
used for gray adjustment.
Save Button
When Color Mode is set for Color (Photos) or Color (Documents), the userdefined settings are saved to a file (*.adc) for color adjustment.
When Color Mode is set for Grayscale, the user-defined settings are saved
to a file (*.adg) for color adjustment.
The system determines the path and file name for the saved file.
Reset button
Resets displayed settings of the channel (M, R, G or B) of the function
(Contrast/Brightness, Gamma, Histogram or Special Tone Curve) to their
default.
All Reset button
Resets all the settings of the channels (M, R, G and B) of all functions
(Contrast/Brightness, Gamma, Histogram and Special Tone Curve) to their
default. Also resets the adjusted image using the Auto tone function to the
initial status.
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Glossary
Index
When the Contrast/Brightness button is clicked, the Contrast/Brightness
sheet is displayed.
The shape of the tone curve changes to reflect the current Contrast/
Brightness setting for the current Channel, and the image in the Preview
Area changes to reflect the adjustment.
Channel
If you want to select one of the primary colors (RGB) for adjusting the
contrast or brightness, click the Channel down-arrow and select the color,
or leave the settings at Master to adjust all the colors.
Contrast
Drag the Contrast slider to the left to decrease the contrast of the image or
to the right to increase the contrast of the image.
Brightness
Drag the Brightness slider to the left to darken the image or to the right to
lighten the image.
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Glossary
Index
When the Gamma button is clicked, the Gamma sheet is displayed.
Gamma refers to a process where mid-tones are shifted so that the lighter
colors are lightened and darker colors are darkened. For example, let us say
you scanned a photograph of a subject in a boat in a tree-lined lake and
the shadows of the trees are dark enough and the white of the boat is light
enough, but the blue in the sky, the blue of the water, and the blue of the
subject's clothing all look the same. By increasing the Scanner Gamma
value of the image, the sky might become lighter and the water darker,
giving a better contrast to the image. The Monitor Gamma value is a
reciprocal number of the Scanner Gamma value.
Channel
If you want to select one of the primary colors (RGB) for adjusting the
gamma value, click the Channel down-arrow and select the color or leave
the settings at Master to adjust all the colors.
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Gamma (Scanner Gamma)
Drag the Gamma slider to the left or right to set the scanner gamma value
or you can type the value directly into the boxes. Entering a value into
either boxes of the scanner gamma or the monitor gamma will display a
respective value in the other box. The allowed range of values are 0.10 to
10.00, inclusive. The shape of the tone curve changes to reflect the current
gamma setting for the current Channel, and the image in the Preview Area
changes to reflect the adjustment. When the Scanner Gamma value is
modified, the Monitor Gamma value changes automatically.
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When the Histogram button is clicked, the Histogram sheet is displayed.
Use the histogram to enhance an image when the image is either too light
or too dark, like an overexposed or underexposed photograph. Increasing
the darker tones with the histogram improves the contrast of the image.
Channel
If you want to select one of the primary colors (RGB) for adjusting the
histogram, click the Channel down-arrow and select the color, or leave the
setting at Master to adjust all colors.
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Eyedroppers (Black-point, Mid-point, White-point)
Click one of the three eyedroppers then click the portion of the image in
the Preview Area that you want to sample, or enter values in the text boxes,
or drag one of the three triangles at the bottom of the graph to adjust the
value. The shape of the tone curve and histogram changes to reflect the
current Histogram setting for the current Channel, and the image in the
Preview Area changes to reflect the adjustment.
Note
A White-point value must be larger than a Black-point,
and a Mid-point value must be between the Black-point
and White-point.
Reset
Resets the default values:
• Black-point:
0
• Mid-point:
128
• White-point: 255
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When the Special Tone Curves button is clicked, the Special Tone
Curves sheet is displayed.
Channel
Click the down-arrow and select one of the primary colors (RGB) for
adjustment or leave the setting at Master to adjust all the colors.
Select Special Curve
Click the down-arrow and select a setting from the drop-down list. These
settings are designed to solve some of the most common problems with
scanned images: overexposure, underexposure, or poor contrast:
• No correction
• Fix an image that is underexposed
• Fix an image that is overexposed
• Fix an image that is low contrast
• Edit Custom Curve
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Editing a Special Tone Curve Directly
In the Special Tone Curves graph you can edit the curve directly.
1.
Click on the curve and drag each curve anchor point until the desired
effect is achieved.
2.
To remove an anchor point;
Drag the anchor point off the graph area.
- or Right click the anchor point with Windows.
Click the anchor point while pressing the Control key with Macintosh.
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Here are some hints for editing curves:
Note
•
Curve handles are drawn on a white background as a
red dot to signify that they are editable. When the
cursor is over the handle, it changes to a crosshair.
•
Curve end points can be selected and dragged to any
point in the curve but cannot be deleted.
•
Up to 15 points can be added to a curve by clicking
anywhere in the curve box.
•
If you drag a point outside of a curve box, it will be
deleted from the curve and a new curve will form
with the remaining points.
•
The x and y axes on the curve chart represent the
input image color and output image color. When you
add a handle to the curve and drag that handle
toward the white areas, the preview image tones are
adjusted to reflect the change.
•
More than one handle cannot be positioned on a
vertical line but more than one handle can be
positioned on a horizontal line so you can have
several handles on a horizontal line.
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The Halftone Sheet
Glossary
Index
The Halftone sheet is displayed only when Black and White has been
selected for the Color Mode on the Advanced Mode Main window. You
can set only Threshold in this sheet.
Halftoning
Threshold
Threshold determines whether portions of an original are scanned as
black or white. Drag the slider left to make the image lighter or drag it
right to make the image darker. Or you can also enter a value ( 0 - 255)
directly into the entry box to the right of the slider.
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Preparing for the Scanning Job
Quick Start
Previewing and Scanning an Original
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Preparing for the Scanning Job
These are some points you should check before you start scanning:
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•
If you have not yet installed the parent software application you
intend to use with the scanner and ScanGear CS-U, install the
application.
•
Before you start scanning, make sure the scanner is connected
correctly.
•
Always position the original squarely on the scanner platen with the
image side down.
•
ScanGear CS-U lets you correct many undesirable features in scanned
images, but you will save time and effort by starting with the best
possible original. If you are scanning a photograph, for example,
make sure the original is in the sharpest possible focus.
•
If you are scanning text, make sure the printed text is sharp and clean.
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Quick Start
Follow the procedure below if you want to get started scanning right away.
The referenced page numbers provide more details about the steps below.
If you need more information about a procedure, go to that page number.
1.
Set the original on the Scanner.
2.
Start the application program.
3.
Start ScanGear CS-U. (☞p.57, 61)
4.
Select the desired Simple or Advanced mode and set the desired
settings (resolution, etc.) (☞p.24, 30)
Simple Mode
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Preview the original. (☞p.59, 63)
6.
Adjust image as required. (☞p.60, 64)
7.
Specify the scanning area. (☞p.60, 64)
8.
Scan the document. (☞p.60, 64)
9.
The image is processed. (For details, ☞ the application manual)
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You can preview and scan an image in either the Simple Mode or the
Advanced Mode. This section describes both procedures.
Scanning in the Simple Mode
This is a brief overview of the general procedure for previewing and
scanning an original in the Simple Mode.
1.
Place the original on the scanner.
For details about positioning the original on the scanner,
see your scanner user's manual.
Note
2.
Start the software application you are going to use. (for example
ArcSoft PhotoStudio)
With Windows, if other TWAIN driver is installed on your computer,
you must choose this scanner. Click the [File] menu and select [Select
Source], and select [CanoScan N670U / N676U] or [CanoScan
N1240U] on the dialog box.
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Start ScanGear CS-U.
The methods for starting ScanGear CS-U vary between application
programs. For example of PhotoStudio,
Windows : Click the [File] menu and select [Acquire].
Macintosh : Click the [File] menu, [Acquire] and [ScanGear CS-U 6.2.0...].
See the respective manuals for other programs.
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4.
The ScanGear CS-U main window opens.
If the Advanced Mode main window appears, click the Simple Mode button.
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Click the down-arrow for Image Type and select a setting from the
drop-down list. (☞p.24)
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Your selection automatically sets the mode for the
scanning job.
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Note
6.
Review the settings you see below the Image Type selection (Color
Mode, Resolution, Paper Size, Width, Height, Size). (☞p.26-28)
If you are satisfied with these settings go on to the next step.
•
Note
•
•
On the Simple Mode sheet you click one of the flat
buttons (the black inverted triangles) to open a popup menu and select another setting.
You can click the Edit Image Type button and define
up to 12 custom Image Types in the Image Type
Settings dialog box. (☞p.27)
Click the “Magazine-Reduce Moiré” check box
(☞p.29) on when scanning magazine pages to enable
moiré reduction and reduce dot patterns.
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Click the Preview button to pre-scan the image and display it in the
Preview Area.
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Zoomed Preview
Note
Although the zoom button can be used to zoom in on the
image in the preview area, the zoomed image will appear
coarse and it may not be possible to make fine selections
or adjust image settings. If you use the following method,
you can zoom in on a selected area only, and it will be
clearly displayed in magnified form in the preview area.
•
Select the area of the image you wish to zoom, then
click the [Preview] button. The selected area of the
image will be pre-scanned in magnified view in the
preview area.
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Click a button in the Toolbar (☞p.20) to manipulate the image.
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9.
You can click the Auto Tone button (☞p.29) to have
ScanGear CS-U automatically adjust the color tones of the
scanned image. This is the only color adjustment you can
make in the Simple Mode. To perform more detailed color
adjustments, click the Advanced Mode button then click
the Tone tab to open the Tone Sheet.(☞p.40)
Specify the scanning area.
Point to one corner of the area of the image that you want to scan.
Click the left mouse button and, while holding the mouse button
down, drag the mouse pointer to the opposite corner of the area you
want to scan. Release the mouse button.
The area will be boxed in by a rectangle.
10. Click the Scan button to scan the image.
The image is acquired in the software application.
11. Close the ScanGear CS-U window. You can edit or save the image
with the application software.
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Scanning in the Advanced Mode
This is a brief overview of the general procedure for previewing and
scanning an original in the Advanced Mode.
1.
Place the original on the scanner.
For details about positioning the original on the scanner,
see your scanner user's manual.
Note
2.
Start the software application you are going to use.
With Windows, Confirm that your dcanner is selected in the Select
Souce (or its equivalent) dialog box. (☞p.56)
3.
Start the ScanGear CS-U.
The methods for starting ScanGear CS-U vary between application
programs.
Windows : Click the [File] menu and select [Acquire].
Macintosh : Click the [File] menu, [Acquire] and [ScanGear CS-U 6.2.0...].
See the respective manuals for other programs.
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The ScanGear CS-U main window opens.
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If the Simple Mode main window appears, click the Advanced Mode button.
5.
In the Main sheet adjust the settings for the Color Mode, Output
Resolution, Selection (Width and Height), and Print Size (Width and
Height, or Scale).
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In the Scanner sheet, specify a variety of settings for operation of the
scanner. (☞p.34)
7.
Click the Preview button to pre-scan the image and display it in the
Preview Area.
Zoomed Preview
Note
Although the zoom button can be used to zoom in on the
image in the preview area, the zoomed image will appear
coarse and it may not be possible to make fine selections
or adjust image settings. If you use the following method,
you can zoom in on a selected area only, and it will be
clearly displayed in magnified form in the preview area.
•
Select the area of the image you wish to zoom, then
click the [Preview] button. The selected area of the
image will be prescanned in magnified view in the
preview area.
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Click a button in the Toolbar (☞p.20) to manipulate the image.
9.
Adjust the image quality with the tools and options provided on the
Tone (☞p.40) or Halftone (☞p.51) sheet.
10. Specify the scanning area.
Point to one corner of the area of the image that you want to scan.
Click the left mouse button and, while holding the mouse button
down, drag the mouse pointer to the opposite corner of the area you
want to scan. Release the mouse button.
The area will be boxed in by a rectangle.
11. After performing all the settings, click the Scan button to scan the
image.
The image is acquired in the software application.
13. Close the ScanGear CS-U window. You can edit or save the image
with the application software.
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Multi-Photo Mode
Multi-Photo Mode is a function used when scanning more than 2 photos
with a single operation, and makes the scanned images appear individually
in a new window. If you place the photo obliquely, this function will make
the adjustment automatically.
Operations
1.
Place the photos on the scanner platen.
2.
Start ScanGear CS-U.
3.
In the ScanGear CS-U Simple Mode Main window, click the [MultiPhoto Mode] button.
4.
[Multi-Photo Mode] wizard appears. Click the [Next] button.
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After pre-scanning, cropping and scanning are performed
automatically the same number times with the number of photos.
During these procedures, do not open the document cover. When the
Multi-Photo Mode scanning is finished, the ScanGear CS-U main
window appears.
6.
Click the close box to close ScanGear CS-U. In the application
software, the scanned images are opened.
7.
Save the images after adjustment if needed.
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Placing the Photos
With the Multi-Photo Mode function, the gap between photos is detected
using the rear white background of the document cover.
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When you place the photos on the platen, note the followings;
• With a photo that appears whitish overall, or around edges, this
function will not work correctly.
• With items other than photos, especially printed or manuscripted
matter on white paper (documents or business cards), this function
will not work correctly.
• Keep more than 1 cm between the photos.
• Keep more than 1 cm between the photos and the right, left, and
front edges of the platen, 2cm between the photos and back edge.
• You may place the photos either vertically or horizontally and
diagonally.
• Up to 10 photos can be processed.
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If ScanGear CS-U is launched from the application that
cannnot open 2 or more images at a time, when using
the [Multi-Photo Mode] function, an image of the entire
platen is sent to the application.
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Settings in the
Windows Control Panel
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Opening Scanners and Cameras Properties
General Settings
Events Settings
Preferences Settings
Color Management Settings
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Opening Scanners and Cameras
Properties
You can specify some settings for ScanGear CS-U with using Scanners and
Cameras properties in Windows Control Panel.
Scanners and Cameras Properties dialog can be opened with the following
procedures. Be sure to close ScanGear CS-U for this operation.
1.
On the Windows desktop click the Start button, point to Settings, and
click Control Panel.
2.
In the Control Panel window double-click the Scanners and Cameras
icon.
3.
In the Scanners and Cameras Properties window, click the name of
the scanner, and click the Properties button.
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In the Properties window, click the appropriate tab (General, Events,
Preferences or Color Management) to open the respective sheet.
5.
Confirm that the settings are apropriate. Otherwise make changes as
necessary. After the changes are made, click the Apply button to
validate the changes.
6.
Click the OK button. The dialog is closed and the Scanners and
Cameras properties dialog is activated.
7.
Click the OK button. The setting are completed. The changes will be
effective the next time you launch the ScanGear CS-U.
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General Settings
The General sheet provides details the name of the connected scanner, its
current status, and a button for diagnostic testing.
Test Scanner or Camera
Follow the procedure below to execute the scanner diagnostic test.
1.
Click the Test Scanner or Camera button.
The scanner diagnostic test begins. If the test detects no problems, a
message will tell you that the scanner has passed the diagnostic test.
2.
Click the OK button.
You cannot perform the scanner diagnostic test while ScanGear
CS-U is starting.
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Events Settings
The Event sheet allows you to select the software application that you want
to start when you press the Scanner buttons on the scanner.
Scanner events
Select one of the Scanner buttons.
CanoScan COPY Button, CanoScan E-MAIL Button or CanoScan SCAN
Button.
Send to this application
The list box provides the names all of the TWAIN-compliant software
applications which can be started when you press the Scanner button on
the scanner. Click the check box to select the software application to be
started by pressing the Scanner button.
After installing all the software using the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM,
only ScanGear Toolbox Ver.3 has a check mark beside it.
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Disable device events
Click this check box off to disable this feature. Clicking this check box off
disables the Start button on the scanner (nothing will happen if the button
is pressed).
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Note
The settings will become effective for the button for which the
scanner events have been selected.
To set both buttons, click the Apply button after you have
finished the settings for one button and then adjust the settings
for the other button.
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Preferences Settings
The Preferences sheet allows you to select the action of previewing and
scanning.
When application hides the driver user interface
Some application softwares such as an OCR software will not display the
ScanGear CS-U main window while scanning. With such application
softwares, scanning is executed with the settings of the application
software so that the Color Mode setting cannot be changed.
In this setting sheet, placing a check mark in the check box of “Text
Enhanced instead of B&W” will execute the scan in the Text Enhanced,
regardless of the application software setting.
•Color (Documents)
When you place a check mark in this check box, the scan will be
executed in Color (Documents), if even the application software sets
the Color Mode to Color (Photos). The default setting is Off.
•Text Enhanced instead of B&W
When you place a check mark in this check box, the scan will be
executed in Text Enhanced, if even the application software sets the
Color Mode to Black and White. The default setting is Off.
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Preview at opening of ScanGear CS-U
The preview opening settings determine what is displayed in the Preview
Area every time ScanGear CS-U is launched from the parent software
application.
•Automatically execute a preview
This setting switches the automatic preview feature on. When this
feature is selected, a preview is executed automatically when ScanGear
CS-U is launched, and an image of the original on the scanner is
displayed in the Preview Area.
•Display saved preview image
This setting switches the preview image cache feature on. When this
feature is selected, the image in the Preview Area is saved when
ScanGear CS-U is closed and then displayed again the next time
ScanGear CS-U is launched.
•None
Click this button to switch the automatic preview and preview image
cache features off.
The tone tab settings are saved when the preview area is refreshed
Click the check box if you want to save the tone tab settings although the
preview area is refreshed by previewing a new image.
Automatically quit ScanGear CS-U after scanning
Click the check box if you want ScanGear CS-U to close every time you click
the Scan button to scan an image.
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Color Management Settings
The Color Management sheet allows you to add or remove basic profiles
for Canon ColorGear Color Matching.
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Click the Canon ColorGear Color Matching
check box on in the Preferences sheet.
The sRGB Color Space Profile is added
automatically when ScanGear CS-U is installed.
If several profiles have been added, only the
most recent profile added is enabled.
Even if you delete all profiles, the sRGB Color
Space Profile will remain automatically
selected.
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Uninstalling ScanGeat CS-U (Windows only)
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Note
•
Always uninstall ScanGear CS-U with this procedure
using the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM
Make sure the scanner is connected to the computer.
1.
Place the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM in the drive.
2.
Click [Uninstall the Software] in the CD-ROM’s menu window.
3.
Click [Uninstall ScanGear CS-U] in the Uninstall menu window.
4.
Click [Yes] in the comfirmation dialog.
5.
If you will re-install ScanGear CS-U, restart the computer.
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Perform the checks on this short list before you begin troubleshooting
specific problems.
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Make sure that the ScanGear CS-U software was installed successfully.
•
Confirm that the cables between your computer and scanner are
connected securely.
•
Before scanning or previewing, check that the data source has been
selected. If your scanner does not appear as an option when you
select a source to scan from your imaging software, you have to install
ScanGear CS-U again.
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Here is some general advice on avoiding problems in your scanning jobs:
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Start with the best possible original image to scan.
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Select only the part of the image you want to scan. Preview the image
and select it with the Crop and Auto Crop buttons. Not only does a
more precise selection save file space, but your image quality will be
much higher.
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Check the output file size before beginning the scan. Make sure you
have enough room if you are scanning files that require a large
amount of disk space.
•
Match your Color Mode to the output purpose. If you are scanning
text, use the Text Enhanced mode or Black and White mode at 300
dpi or higher. If you are scanning line art, use the Black and White
setting, and so on.
•
Match your scan resolution to the type of file you need. If you are
scanning images for use as .GIF or .JPG files on the Web, you do not
have to scan at 600 dpi. Although it is recommended that you scan at
a higher resolution than you need for high-quality color images, you
should balance that factor against your planned use for the image.
•
Take advantage of the Tone sheet features to enhance your images.
(☞p.40)
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Try to use True Color mode on your monitor so you can view your
preview image as accurately as possible.
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If you are using OCR software, scan in Text Enhanced mode or Black
and White mode at 300 dpi or higher.
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Take advantage of the preview feature and preview as much as you
want before scanning.
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ScanGear CS-U does not launch.
Problem:
Cause1:
Solution:
Cause2:
Solution:
Cause3:
Solution:
ScanGear CS-U does not launch within the apllication
software.
The scanner may not be connected correctly.
Make sure the scanner is properly connected to your
computer before you turn on the computer. If not, connect
the scanner.
You may have chosen the wrong scanner source in your
software application.
Make sure you selected the correct scanner in the parent
software application. For details, see your software
application documentation for instructions.
The scanner configuration file may have been changed.
Uninstall ScanGear CS-U (☞p.79) then reinstall ScanGear CSU. (☞Quick Start Guide)
The software application cannot find the scanner.
Problem:
Cause:
Solution:
When trying to scan, an error message says the scanner
cannot be found.
Windows may not recognize your scanner.
Make sure the scanner is connected to your computer before
you turned on the computer and started Windows. If not,
connect the scanner. Then restart your computer. If this does
not correct the problem, consult the scanner user manual for
additional information about how to properly set up your
scanner.
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Some buttons are grayed-out.
Problem:
Cause:
Solution:
Some buttons are grayed-out and not available.
Some functions are not available until an image has been
previewed.
Preview an image.
Scanning is too slow.
Problem:
Cause1:
Solution:
Cause 2:
Solution:
The scanner is taking an unusually long time to print or scan.
The selected output resolution of the image may be too high
for the resolution of your printer, or your computer may be
low on memory.
Before scanning the image, make sure you have set the Scan
Resolution on the Main tab to not exceed the resolution of
your printer. Also check to see if there is enough memory
available in your computer. Before scanning, quit other
applications that are not in use.
With Windows, DMA option for computer’s hard disk drive
is not turned on.
Turn on the DMA option in the System Properties dialog as
described below.
Windows 98/Me:
(1) Right-click the [My Computer] icon on the Windows
desktop.
(2) Select [Properties] from the pop-up menu and click the
[Device Manager] tab in the System Properties dialog.
(3) In the [Disk Drives] category, select the appropriate
hard disk and click the [Properties] button on the
Device Manager tab.
(4) Click the [Settings] tab and place a check in the [DMA]
option.
(5) Restart the computer.
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Windows 2000:
(1) Right-click the [My Computer] icon on the Windows
desktop.
(2) Click the [Hardware] tab and click [Device Manager]
button.
(3) Click on the [+] on the left of [IDE ATA/ATAPI
Controllers].
(4) Select [Primary IDE Channel], right-click it to show the
pull-down menu and select [Properties].
(5) Click the [Advanced Settings].
(6) In the [Device 0], select [DMA if available] in the
[Transfer Mode].
(7) Click [OK].
(8) Close the [Device Manager] window and click [OK] to
close the [System Properties] window.
(9) Restart the Computer.
Please consult the manufacturer of your computer for
confirmation that the DMA function is supported.
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The scanner diagnostics test fails.
Problem:
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Cause:
Solution:
The Scanner Diagnostics test (☞p.72) returns a Test Failed
message.
The scanning unit may not be in its home position.
Close the ScanGear CS-U window if it is open. Try turning the
scanner off and back on again by unplugging and plugging in
the USB cable.
Colors not what you expect.
Problem:
Cause1:
Solution:
The colors in the preview image appear different from the
colors in the original image.
The scanned colors need to be adjusted.
Make sure the Apply button of Auto Tone is selected.(☞p.29)
If further adjustments are necessary, use the Tone sheet
buttons.(☞p.40)
Parts of an image are missing or the image surrounded by extra white area.
Problem:
Cause:
Solution:
Some parts are missing from the image in the Preview Area,
or the image is not aligned in the Preview Area.
The original has been placed on the scanner improperly, or
cropped the larger area than the original.
Check the scanner and place the original correctly, and crop
the desired area of the image after previewing.
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The preview image of a photograph appears blurred.
Problem:
Cause:
Solution:
When zooming in on a photograph in the Preview area, the
enlarged image appears blurred.
The preview scan uses a lower resolution than the final scan.
If you zoom in on a preview image so it is enlarged, the
image will not maintain its resolution in the same way as the
final scanned image.
Try to use the Zoomed Preview function. Crop the image you
wish to zoom, then click the [Preview] button. The selected
area of the image will be pre-scanned in magnified view in
the preview area.
The colors differ between the Preview and the Print
Problem:
Cause1:
Solution:
Cause2:
Solution:
Cause3:
Solution1:
Solution2:
When printing the image, its color differs from the one in the
Preview area.
The toner of the printer is going short.
Confirm the toner of the printer.
Canon ColorGear / ColorSync Color Matching may have not
been selected when it was necessary.
Check that Canon ColorGear / ColorSync Color Matching is
selected on the Preferences sheet. (Windows ☞p.75,
Macintosh ☞p.38)
The settings of the printer driver, such as color balance or
Gamma, do not match to the printer.
Adjust the color balance in the printer driver manually.
Change the Gamma value setting of the printer driver.
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Image is too light or too dark compared to the original.
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Solution:
Scanned or printed image is much lighter or darker than the
original.
Image and color adjustments may not have been set properly.
The best solution is to scan the image using all default
settings again. Then make imaging and color adjustments as
necessary.
The preview image is too small on the monitor
Problem:
Cause:
Solution:
The image in the Preview Area is very small, and cannot be
viewed in the Preview Area for adjustment.
If you have a high-resolution setting on your monitor, the
ScanGear CS-U window is smaller than if you had a lowerresolution setting.
Drag the Window Resize Corner (☞p.19) on the lower right
of the ScanGear CS-U window to enlarge the entire window
or lower your monitor's resolution with the Control Panel.
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Acquired Images
Images sent from your scanner software to the host graphics application.
Auto Crop
After you select an area of the screen by clicking the Crop button and
dragging a rectangle around the object or text you want to crop, click the
Auto Crop button to size the rectangle exactly to the size of the object or
block of text enclosed in the rectangle.
Auto Tone Adjustment
Automatic analysis and adjustment of the image using Contrast/Brightness
and Gamma settings.
Automatic Preview
When the automatic preview feature is switched on, the original on the
scanner is pre-scanned immediately as ScanGear CS-U is launched from the
parent software application. To switch this feature on and off, open the
Preferences sheet for your scanner and click the button for “Automatically
execute a preview”. (☞p.76)
Bits and Bit Depth
A bit (Binary digit) is the smallest possible unit of information on a
computer; it represents yes or no; on or off; 1 or 0. Bit Depth is used to
describe the complexity of a graphic image.
One-bit, or bi-level, images are black and white. This is the Black and White
setting in ScanGear CS-U. Eight-bit grayscale uses 256 shades of gray to
accurately represent most black and white photographs or gray
interpretations of color images. This is the Grayscale setting in ScanGear
CS-U. Twenty-four-bit color, also called True Color, uses three eight-bit
channels, one channel each for Red, Green and Blue, to create up to 16.7
million colors. This is the Color setting in ScanGear CS-U.
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Black-point
The darkest portion of an image scanned as Color or Grayscale. When you
click on the image with the Black-point eyedropper, all tones darker than
the selected sample tones are adjusted to black.
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Brightness
The overall amount of lightness or darkness in an image. An image with
maximum brightness tends toward white; an image with minimum
brightness tends toward black. While contrast refers to the range and
number of tones in an image, brightness refers to the intensity of tones.
Calibration
Calibration refers to the adjustment of color processing for input and
output devices on a computer, so that the colors match throughout the
process. For example, calibration ensures that the color image scanned on a
scanner matches the original image when it is displayed on the computer
monitor, as well as printed on a color printer.
Canon ColorGear Color Matching (Windows)
Canon's process of matching the color profile of the input device (scanner)
with the color profile of the output device (monitor), to yield the most
accurate color image.
Canon ImageTrust (Windows)
Canon's process of converting grayscale image (8 bits per pixel) to a black
and white image (1 bit per pixel) to yield a more effective scan for optical
character recognition (OCR) applications.
Channel
See Color Channels.
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Color Channels
The red, green, or blue components of a color image. Color images contain
8 bits per pixel each for red, green, and blue channels, therefore each pixel
has 24 bits. If you are scanning a color image, you can change the
brightness and contrast of the individual red, green, and blue tones in your
image. The Master channel is a combination of the three.
Color Matching
The range of colors your scanner can see may not match the range of
colors your video monitor can produce. Color matching lets your system
display colors so that the color on your monitor and printer matches the
colors scanned. See also Canon ColorGear Color Matching and ColorSync
Color Matching.
Color Mode
The type of scan used to scan an image, differentiated by the number of
bits per pixel. ScanGear CS-U has the following Color Modes: Color
(Photos),Color (Documents), Grayscale, Text Enhanced (only for Windows),
and Black and White.
ColorSync Color Matching (Macintosh)
The Color managements System developed by Apple Computer as an
extension function of Mac OS. Process of matching the color profile of the
input device (scanner) with the color profile of the output device (monitor),
to yield the most accurate color image.
Contrast
Contrast refers to the difference between the lightest light and the darkest
dark in the image. A low contrast value indicates that the difference
between dark shades and light shades is not very great. A high value
indicates a great difference between dark and light shades. While
brightness refers to the intensity of tones in an image, contrast refers to the
range and number of tones in an image.
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Crop
The action of selecting part of an image. The Crop button on the ScanGear
CS-U main window lets you select part of a preview image and re-preview
or scan only that selected part.
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Curve chart
The graph displayed in the Tone tab settings for the Auto Tone, Contrast/
Brightness, Gamma, Histogram, and Special Tone Curves features. This
graph describes the relationship between the color characteristics of the
previewed image and the available feature settings.
Curve file
A file containing Special Tone Curve settings. (Tone tab-Special Tone Curves)
Custom curves
A user-defined Special Tone Curve that may be saved in a file. (Tone tabSpecial Tone Curves)
Default
The preset factory settings on hardware or software.
Digitizing
The process of converting an image into computer-usable (digital)
information that can be saved as a file, printed, faxed, or otherwise
manipulated on your computer.
dpi
The abbreviation for dots per inch. The resolution of a monitor or printer is
measured in how many dots per horizontal inch it can display or print. See
also Pixel, Optical resolution, Resolution.
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End points
The points at each end of a preset or custom tone curve. The curve end
points cannot be deleted. If they are dragged to or past an edge, they
remain on the edge. Add points to the curve by clicking anywhere in the
curve box.
Executive
A standard U.S. paper size measuring 7.25 x 10.5 in (184.2 x 266.7 mm)
Eyedropper
A Histogram tool used to sample the Black-point, Mid-point, and Whitepoint areas in the previewed image. (Tone tab - Histogram)
Full Platen
The maximum scanning area on the scanner's document glass,
216 x 297 mm (width of U.S. Letter and length of A4 paper sizes).
Gamma Curve
The Gamma Curve lets you change the midtones of colors to increase
the contrast between colors and enhance the overall image. When you
increase the Gamma value, light colors are made lighter, and dark colors
are made darker. The graphed curve represents the relationship between
input and output values for the midtones of the preview image.
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Grayscale
Grayscale refers to a single-channel image made up of 256 shades of gray,
ranging from white to black, that represent all tones in an image.
Halftoning
A method of simulating intermediate tones in black-and-white images by
varying the patterns dots and lines. Halftoning is usually used for
photographs, or other images with intermediate tones, scanned in Black
and White.
Height
The Height text box contains the height of the current selection, or, if there
is no selection, the maximum vertical output size, based on the currently
selected Paper Size.
Histogram
The Histogram displays the distribution of bright and dark pixels for each
color channel in the previewed image. The Eyedropper tool on the
histogram graph lets you redefine the tonal profile.
Keep Proportions button
The Keep Proportions button affects the selection and the Width and
Height text boxes. When you click the Keep Proportions button, the image
size is maintained in the same proportion whenever you change either the
width or the height.
Low contrast
An image that has low contrast does not have many distinct differences
between tones.
Magazine-Reduce Moiré / Descreen
Moiré patterns are caused by poor dithering as a result of scanning images
from published materials like newspapers, magazines, books, etc. When
this feature is on, moiré reduction smoothes the overall appearance of the
image and enhances image quality.
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Mid-point
The mid-tone portion of the image scanned as Color or Grayscale. When
you click on the image with the Mid-point eyedropper, all tones between
the black-point and white-point are adjusted in relation to the mid-point
setting.
Mid-tone
Mid-tones are the middle range of tones in an image, between highlights
and shadows. Midtones can be adjusted for color and grayscale images
with the Gamma tool.
Multi-Photo Mode
Multi-Photo Mode is a function used when scanning more than 2 photos
with a single operation, and makes the scanned images appear individually
in a new window.If you place the photo obliquely, this function will make
the adjustment automatically.
OCR (Optical Character Recognition)
OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software converts text images into
actual text characters readable by a word-processing program or similar
application. The Text Enhanced scan setting sharpens black and white
contrast to assist in the accurate recognition of characters in OCR software.
Optical resolution
A scanner's resolution capability. See also dpi, Resolution.
Output Dimensions
The final dimensions of the scanned image, based on paper size, cropping,
and scaling.
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Output size
The size of the acquired image, calculated by multiplying the width and
height by the scale percentage.
Overexposed
An image that was exposed to too much light while it was being
photographed.
Pixel
An acronym for "picture element," a pixel is the smallest element used to
create a screen image. It can contain up to 42 bits of color information.
Platen
The scanner's document glass, where originals are placed for scanning.
Preset Curves
A set of curves designed to fix common photographic image problems such
as underexposure, overexposure, or low contrast.
Preview Area
The area located to the left of the ScanGear CS-U main window where the
image is displayed before the scan occurs. When you click the Preview
button, the image on the scanner is scanned into the Preview Area, but not
acquired by the application.
Plug-in
A plug-in is a program that augments the functions of a plug-in compatible
application program.
ScanGear CS-U for Macintosh is not a stand-alone program that can be
started by itself. It is used as a plug-in program. In this case, start an
application program first, then select [ScanGear CS-U 6.2.0...] from within
the program. The scanned images will load directly into that application
program.
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Preview image cache
When the preview image cache feature is switched on, the image in the
Preview Area from the previous session with ScanGear CS-U is saved and
displayed the next time ScanGear CS-U is launched from the parent
software application. To switch this feature on and off, open the
Preferences sheet for your scanner and click the button for “Display saved
preview image”.
Proportion
The ratio of width to height. When you click the Keep Proportions button,
the image size is maintained in the same proportion whenever you change
either the width or the height.
Remove Dust and Scratches
This function automatically detect and remove small flecks of dirt or
scratches on photos.
Resolution
The degree of detail, translated into the number of pixels or dpi, which a
device such as a scanner, video monitor, printer, or other image-displaying
device, can display or reproduce. See also dpi, Pixel, Scan Resolution.
Rotate Left
The Rotate Left tool rotates the preview display 90 degrees
counterclockwise. If the Preview Area is in portrait orientation, it becomes
landscape and vice versa.
Rotate Right
The Rotate Right tool rotates the preview display 90 degrees clockwise. If the
Preview Area is in portrait orientation, it becomes landscape and vice versa.
Sampling
In scanning, sampling is the process of measuring and recording the tonal
or color value in an image and converting it to digital information.
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Scale
The Scale setting lets you specify an output size for the selected image as a
percent of the original width and height.
Scan button
Clicking the Scan button scans the original and sends it to the host
software application.
Scanner
An input device that scans an original with a light source, and converts the
image tones to digital information for computer applications. The digital
information can be saved as a file, or converted to a text file using OCR
software.
Scan Resolution
A list of preset levels of detail, expressed in dots per inch (dpi), for the
scanned image, available from the Resolution list. See also dpi, Pixel,
Resolution.
Sliders
On some of the controls in ScanGear CS-U, for example, the Contrast/
Brightness tool you click the slider and move it to the left or to the right to
change the values.
Statement
A U.S. standard paper size measuring 5.5 x 8.5 in (139.7 x 215.9 mm).
Status Area
The information line at the lower border of the ScanGear CS-U main
window which provides helpful information about the current image and
settings.
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Text Enhanced
A feature used by ScanGear CS-U to increase the accuracy of text scans.
When Text Enhanced is selected for the Color Mode, images are scanned as
Grayscale (8 bits per pixel) and converted to Black and White (1 bit per
pixel) using Canon ImageTrust processing software.
This mode is not supported with Macintosh Version.
Threshold
In a black-and-white image, the point at which a gray pixel is determined to
become either black or white. The Threshold slider is on the Halftone sheet.
Adjust the Threshold value when you are scanning a grayscale or halftone
original with the Black and White setting.
Tone Curve
The curve displayed with the Tone tab tools to indicate the Black-, Mid-,
and White-point tones in a color or grayscale preview image. You cannot
edit the curve except with the Special Tone Curves tool.
Tone sheet
The Tone sheet contains tools that let you adjust and correct the image
tone. The Tone sheet tools include Auto Tone, Contrast/Brightness, Gamma,
Histogram, and Special Tone Curves.
Toolbar
A set of ScanGear CS-U tool buttons, located above the Preview Area, for
image selection, orientation, and other basic adjustments.
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TWAIN
TWAIN refers to an industry standard for transferring information from
devices (such as a scanner or digital camera) to your computer. One
interpretation of the acronym is "Technology Without An Interesting
Name."
Underexposed
A dark photographic image that was exposed to too little light when it was
photographed.
Unsharp Mask
Sharpens an image, like a photograph that is slightly out of focus, by
emphasizing the contrast to make outlines more clear.
USB
An abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus, an interface for external devices
connected to a computer and easilly used simply by plugging and
unplugging the USB cable while the computer is switched on.
White-point
The lightest portion of the image scanned as Color or Grayscale. When you
click on the image with the White-point eyedropper, all tones lighter than
the selected sample tone are adjusted to white.
Width
The Width text box contains the width of the current selection or, if there is
no selection, the maximum horizontal output size, based on the currently
selected paper size.
Width-Height ratio
Proportion of the image. To keep the width-height ratio intact, click the
Keep Proportions button before changing the width or height values.
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X and Y Axes
The X and Y axes on the Tone sheet curve chart represent, respectively, the
input image color and output image color.
Zooming
Enlarging an image or a selected part of the image in the preview window
or in a graphics application.
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Acquired Images ... 91
Advanced Mode ... 13
Advanced Mode button ... 14
Advanced Mode Main Window
... 16, 30
All Reset button ... 42
Auto Crop ... 82, 91
Auto Crop Button ... 21
Auto Tone ... 29
Auto Tone Adjustment ... 91
Auto Tone button ... 40
Automatic Preview ... 38, 76, 91
B
Bits and Bit Depth ... 91
Black-point ... 47, 92
Brightness ... 43, 92
C
Calibration ... 37, 92
Canon ColorGear Color Matching
... 37, 77, 92
Canon ImageTrust ... 26, 30, 92
CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM
... 79
Channel ... 43, 44, 46, 48, 92
Clear Button ... 19, 23
Close Box ... 19
Close the ScanGear CS-U ...
60, 64
Color Channels ... 93
Color Management Settings ... 77
Color Matching ... 40, 93
Color Mode ... 26, 30, 93
Black and White ... 26, 30
Color (Documents) ... 26, 30
Color (Photos) ... 26, 30
Grayscale ... 26, 30
Text Enhanced ... 26, 30
Color Settings ... 37
ColorSync Color Matching
(Macintosh) ... 37, 93
Contrast ... 43, 93
Contrast/Brightness button ... 40
Contrast/Brightness Sheet ... 43
Crop ... 60, 64, 94
Crop Button ... 20
Curve chart ... 50, 94, 103
Curve file ... 42, 94
Custom curves ... 48, 94
D
Default ... 94
Descreen ... 35
Digitizing ... 94
dpi ... 94
105
Index
Contents
Troubleshooting
Glossary
Index
E
I
Edit Image Type Button ... 27
End points ... 50, 95
Events Settings ... 73
Disable device events ... 74
Scanner events ... 73
Send to this application ... 73
Executive ... 28, 34, 95
Eyedropper ... 95
Eyedroppers ... 47
Image Type ... 24
K
Keep Proportions button ... 32, 96
L
Load Button ... 42
Low contrast ... 36, 96
F
Full Platen ... 28, 34, 95
M
Gamma ... 45
Gamma button ... 41
Gamma Curve ... 95
Gamma Sheet ... 44
General Settings ... 72
Grayscale ... 26, 30, 96
Magazine-Reduce Moiré /
Descreen ... 29, 96
Main Sheet ... 30
Mid-point ... 47, 96, 97
Mid-tone ... 97
Mirror Button ... 21
Mode Switching Button ... 19
Move Image Button ... 20
Multi-Photo Mode ... 29, 66, 97
H
N
Halftone Sheet ... 51
Halftoning ... 51, 96
Height ... 28, 96
Help Button ... 22
Histogram ... 96
Histogram button ... 41
Histogram Sheet ... 46
Negative/Positive Button ... 21
G
106
Index
Contents
Troubleshooting
Glossary
Index
O
R
OCR (Optical Character
Recognition) ... 97
On-line Help ... 11
Opening Scanners and Cameras
Properties ... 70
Optical resolution ... 97
Output Dimensions ... 33, 97
Output Resolution ... 31
Output size ... 33, 98
Overexposed ... 48, 98
Remove Dust and Scratches ...
36, 99
Reset ... 47
Reset button ... 42
Resolution ... 27, 99
Rotate Left ... 99
Rotate Left Button ... 21
Rotate Right ... 99
Rotate Right Button ... 22
Rulers Button ... 22
P
S
Paper Size ... 34
Pixel ... 98
Platen ... 98
Plug-in ... 9, 98
Pre-scan ... 59, 63
Preferences (for Macintosh) ... 38
Preferences Settings ... 75
Preset Curves ... 48, 98
Preview ... 59, 63
Preview Area ... 19, 98
Preview Button ... 19, 23
Preview image cache ... 99
Print Size ... 33
Scale ... 33
Width and Height ... 33
Proportion ... 32, 99
Sampling ... 99
Save Button ... 42
Scale ... 33, 100
Scan ... 60, 64
Scan Button ... 19, 23, 100
Scan Resolution ... 100
ScanGear CS-U main window ...
57, 62
Scanner ... 100
Scanner Gamma ... 45
Scanner Sheet ... 34
Scanners and Cameras properties
... 70
Scanning area ... 60, 64
Select Special Curve ... 48
Selection ... 32
Keep Proportions button ... 32
Units ... 32
Width and Height ... 32
Setting Tab ... 19
107
Index
Contents
Troubleshooting
Glossary
Index
Simple Mode ... 13
Simple Mode button ... 14
Simple Mode Main Window ...
15, 24
Simple Mode sheet ... 24
Size ... 28
Sliders ... 100
Special Tone Curves ... 49
Special Tone Curves buttons ... 41
Special Tone Curves Sheet ... 48
Start ScanGear CS-U ... 57, 61
Statement ... 28, 34, 100
Status Area ... 19, 100
U
T
X
Test Scanner ... 37
Test Scanner or Camera ... 72
Text Enhanced ... 26, 30, 101
Threshold ... 51, 101
Title Bar ... 19
Tone Curve ... 48, 101
Tone Sheet ... 40, 101
Toolbar ... 19, 20, 101
TWAIN ... 9, 56, 102
X and Y Axes ... 103
Underexposed ... 48, 102
Uninstall ... 79
Unsharp Mask ... 35, 102
USB ... 102
W
White-point ... 47, 102
Width ... 28, 102
Width-Height ratio ... 102
Window Resize Corner ... 19
Z
Zoom Tool Button ... 21
Zooming ... 103
108
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