Using the ScanSnap in Various Ways (for Mac OS Users)
■ Correcting the Orientation of Scanned Images
In an office environment, it is often the case that a single batch contains documents of differ-
ent page orientations, even if the paper sizes are the same.
For the case of double-sided documents in calendar style, the reverse sides are printed
The ScanSnap is able to automatically correct the orientation of scanned images for such sets
To correct the orientation of scanned documents, change the settings by following the proce-
From the ScanSnap Manager menu, select [Settings].
The ScanSnap setup window appears.
This function determines a document orientation based on the characters printed on the docu-
ment. It may not work properly for the following kinds of documents:
Documents with many extremely large or small characters
Documents on which pitches of lines or characters are extremely narrow, or characters are
Documents with many photographs or figures and few characters
Documents with characters on an unevenly colored background
e.g. Shaded characters
Documents with many decorated characters
e.g. Decorated characters (embossed/outlined)
Documents with characters on a patterned background
e.g. Characters overlapping illustrations and diagrams
Documents with many characters contacting underlines or borders
Documents that have characters printed in various directions (e.g. drawings)
Documents that have only capital letters
Documents with handwritten characters
Documents with characters of an unsupported language (Language other than English/
Documents with complex layouts
Documents with a lot of noise
Documents with pale characters
Documents with faded characters
When you scan such documents, clear the [Allow automatic image rotation] checkbox.