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I need to scan the same Cell in excel all the time

Hi I am scanning Bar Code Products into a spread sheet and when the bar code matches the log it shows a route which is great but after each scan Excel moves on to next cell I need the scanner to ...
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Tool for turning document photos to pdf [closed]

I want to compile photos of my notebooks (taken with phone) into a pdf. The photos are mostly black and white, with some red and blue. They need perspective adjustments because they are not taken ...
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Detect strange pdf rendering

I used simple-scan to scan hundreds of documents. A few pdfs render strangely with evince: Fortunately, using LibreOffice and exporting as pdf produces the desired pdf output (purposely compressed), ...
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Scan With RDP(Windows Server 2016)

I have a problem a I hope you guys can help me out. I have the following items Desktop Windows 10 Pro VPS Windows Server 2016(connected RDP) Canon i-Sensys MF628Cw(connected: USB and LAN) I would ...
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How can I scan and get a PDF file with selectable japanese text?

I have several magazines in japanese. I would like to carry them to read in an airplane but they are too heavy so ideally I am thinking of scanning the pages and carrying them as pdfs. But I like to ...
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Scanning through Kyocera or default Windows Scan subfolders

Scanning through both of this creates subfolder for each scan in scanning folder. Device is Kyocera FS-1025. Is there any way to just put all scans to scan folder without creating subfolders? Found ...
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Not able to scan to PC

At two different locations I have different MFC-L2700DW Printers. I'll call them "A" & "B". At one location A's printer buttons and Control Center 4 allow me to scan to my PC. At the other ...
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Epson L1455 Series email server configuration for scanning

I would like to set up a scan to email on my Epson L1455 Series. Here is the email server configurations: Here's the Wi-Fi configuration: Whenever I enter my email address and start to scan, ...
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How do you output a QR code to the linux cli terminal for scanning?

I want to be able to output a QR code to the ubuntu cli terminal where I can scan with my phone. I have a configuration file I want to convert to a QR code so I can scan it vs having to transfer it ...
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Scan COA Sticker

We are a OEM manufacture and want to prevent errors on read/write windows key. Is there any way to scan the licence key with a hand scanner or something else (mobile camera + software) of the COA ...
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Is it legal to scan directories / sub-directories / files on some website? [closed]

I have a simply question about scanning websites. Is it legal to scan directories / sub-directories / files on some website? I know it's just sending request and read response, but can some website ...
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Network distruption when scanning with amass or nmap

When I'm scanning with amass with amass enum -active -brute -d {domain} the average queries performed are 151/sec and my connection gets disrupted at the point that it's not usable on any device ...
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How to scan documents and download large files at the same time using the same router

When I'm at home, I'm scanning personal documents, but this causes everyone to experience lag even though my internet connection is adequate for such speed. What can i possibly do that will allow me ...
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Partially automated receipt scanning & formatting to excel spreadsheet

I need a way to scan a bunch of till receipts at the end of every shift into excel. We have a futjitsu ix500 scanner but I think additional software is required such as ABBYY finereader. Where there ...
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Use Windows 10's Fax and Scan print to pdf feature without annoying 90 degree rotation?

When using Windows 10's native "Fax and Scan" app to create a PDF by using "print to pdf" feature, PDF documents are always rotated 90 degrees. While there are many ways to re-rotate the document, ...
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Is really NMAP uses ping packets to consider Host discovery?

I run this command nmap -sn 192.168.0.2 for only Host discovery. And then I started wireshark to see what will going to happen. I thought It would send ICMP echo req, but the results was very ...
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How to leave pdf image unchanged while adding OCR to a pdf with pdfsandwich?

I am trying to add OCR to PDFs and am using pdfsandwich to do so. The problem is that pdfsandwich processes the image when doing OCR which changes what the document looks like. Is there any way to ...
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Crop and rearrange duplex scanned A3 pdf into A4 format

I scanned some duplex printed A3 pages stapled in the middle into a multi-page pdf file. The result kind of looks like this: (left side of the A3 page | right side) page n | page 1 page 2 | page ...
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error scanning from adf with scanimage - setting of option --source failed (Invalid argument)

I have tried to scan from ADF with scan image. Canon MF237. I am getting this error: scanimage --source ADF --format tiff --batch=$(date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S)_p%04d.tiff --resolution 150 scanimage: ...
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Scanning with MX920

I have a Canon MX922 printer /scanner. The printer stopped printing because Im supposedly out of ink from cartridge 250 PGBK. Is there a way to cheat the machine into thinking there is ink let so I ...
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Canon c1028i - Scan to Shared Folder

I have a Canon c1028i and I need to know if it's possible to scan documents to a shared folder. Thanks.
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How to scan a physical document and store it as PDF

I want to scan an old receipt/letter etc. from my desk in paper form and save it to PDF. How do I do that? NOTE: I'm using HP Color LaserJet cp3525 printer
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Epson Image scanning in Debian

I couldn't get my Epson XP-430 to work on an Ubuntu 16.04 based system. Saw errors like: Could not send command to scanner no devices found And this is after installing all the official drivers ...
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Scan destination for Epson Workforce Printer/Scanner

For the Epson Workforce 3640 all-in-one printer/scanner/fax, how does one set the destination folder (Windows 7) for scans originating from the scanner. (It's easy to set the destination for scans ...
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2-Sided “book” scanning vs. 2-Sided “tablet” scanning?

HP Scanners with Auto Document Feeders (ADF) offer "2-sided (book)" scanning and "2-sided (tablet)" scanning. There is no documentation to explain the difference, and searching the internet comes up ...
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scanimage on ADF not working with --batch

I want to scan multiple file with an ADF. This is my device: luca@luca-server:~$ sudo scanimage -L device `xerox_mfp:libusb:001:006' is a Samsung SCX-3400 Series multi-function peripheral If I run ...
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Trimming exterior empty space with ImageMagick does not work on scanned documents

Given an image that has some actual content inside and usually some unwanted white or black or transparency around that, I would like to trim or crop the exterior parts using ImageMagick. The ...
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Receiving An error occurred while connecting with the scanner. (-9923) when trying to scan from the printer to Mac OS 10.12

Whenever I am trying to scan from the HP Printer Envy 4500 to MacOs Sierra 10.12 it gives me this following error: When the printer was installed initially, it used to scan fine but stopped scanning ...
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How to effectively scan 130,000 paper pages in 10 days

I have a rather large project which will ultimately benefit society, and I'm looking for all the help I can muster.   I have about 130,000 pages that need to be digitized. Many of them are in packages ...
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Scanning resolution

At http://www.scantips.com/basics07.html it is written: The motor in the 600x1200 dpi scanner can step in 1/1200 inch steps vertically. If we select 300 dpi, it will move four steps at a time ...
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Can I “roll back” to the PDF without OCR?

I'm using Automator in combination with Abbys Finereader to watch a Folder for new scanned PDF documents. The Finereader OCRs the Document and exports it to a new PDF in the same Folder. For a month ...
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How to fix “pcap_lookupnet: wlan0: no IPv4 address assigned” error

I have been playing around with Debian Linux in a VM for a while now. While I was trying to scan my own LAN with a tool called arp-scan I got an error message. Obviously, the problem is with the IP of ...
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Canon All in One MX520 scanner issue

My Canon MX520 scanner is taking a very long time to scan, the speed is averaging between 9 - 20minutes to scan 1 simple document. I need some ideas to how to make it operate faster.
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How would one digitize a thick book into a PDF version in the most time-efficient way, using only a camera and a computer?

For this example I have a: dSLR camera (Canon EOS) + no tripod latest commercial version of Adobe Acrobat a computer with internet frugal character I also own a physically printed and bound book of ...
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Finding Public IP of router on different LAN

Is there any possible way to acquire a public IP of a network without joining it's network? Let's say Router A is on LAN A, I'm connected to LAN B, and I want to access the login page of Router A ...
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How to scan 500+ playing cards to png

I have a card game with 500+ cards. I want to scan all those and have them as individual PNG files, with transparent rounded corners. I have a simple consumer scanner. I can fit 8 cards with ease and ...
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Enable OCR in Greenshot

I run Windows 10 with Microsoft Office professional Plus 2016 on my computer. Looks like MS OCR functionality is enabled in my system since OneNote is able to copy text from image. But how to enable ...
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When a PDF file only contains a scanned image, is it just a JPG image inside a PDF container?

Many scanners can scan a page into a PDF file. When this is done, is the PDF file really just a container that contains a single image? Is that image typically a JPG image, a PDF image, or a ...
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How to scan multiple pages into a single pdf in Windows 10? [closed]

It can't be so difficult! There are similar questions in this forum but they're years old. Anyone has any smart solution on how to do this in a simple way? I've tried Windows Fax and Scan and the new ...
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Cannot scan using TWAIN driver from Ricoh Aficio Printer

2 days before I formatted my Windows 2008 Server SP2 system and reinstalled the same OS. There is a network printer (Ricoh Aficio MP C2030) in my office, which can be used both as a printer and a ...
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SANE scanning, scanbd buttons and service permissions

I've been trying to make this work all day. I'm almost there but something is still missing. Here's the story so far: Debian Jessie 8.3 headless home server Canon MP140 MFP scanner/printer fully ...
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Scan Wirelessly

How can I Scan from a Brother MFC-J625DW wirelessly to Mac !0.10.5 OS X Yosemite. I can print with no problem and have trialed Vue Scan which worked effortlessly but I cannot use OS X Yosemite yet all ...
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Can I create a list of devices connected to switch using PING or some PING freeware

I'm hoping there is a way to list all devices connected to our switch/LAN, including all devices on different subnets, using PING command prompt command or some sort of PING freeware. I connected our ...
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Is my anti-malware setup consistent with “best practices”?

A few days ago, my PC was acting weird and froze sometimes. I did full scans using Avast! Free Antivirus and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware since I assumed it was a virus causing these, but both software ...
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PDFs of old library books… Why does the text and background seem to be in separate layers?

Often, when I open a PDF, I see the background of a page come up, before the text elements or photos appear. This is baffling to me, because many of these PDFs come from Google scans of old library ...
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System File Checker cannot complete scanning?

I am trying to scan for corrupted files in Windows 7 using sfc/ scannnow from cmd, but the scan stops at 73% and I get the message: Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested ...
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How to scan A4 document and split it into 4 A4 documents?

I have bunch of A4 document papers. One page contains 4 A6 pages. Now I am trying to scan it and split it into 4. Is there any way to make this process easy?
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110GB of hard drive eaten by scanner

I am in the process of scanning a couple of dozen reference books into pdf. The pre-optimized pfd's are around 150MB in size. For some reason since I've been doing it my c: drive has lost 110GB and is ...
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Scanner and interpolation

I am using an Epson Perfection V370 scanner to scan handwritten documents. Epson says that the scanner has a maximum optical resolution of 4800 dpi. Now I understand that this is achieved without ...
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Scanning old papers in TIFF format. Is scanning at 48-bit color worth it?

I am currently scanning old papers with some notes on them using an Epson V370 scanner. I want the output files to be TIFFs, however I am not sure which bit depth to choose. One of the papers has ...