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MFC-8440
MFC-8840D
DCP-8040
DCP-8045D
Version A

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  • Page 1 MFC-8440 MFC-8840D DCP-8040 DCP-8045D Version A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Restoring factory default settings ... 1-19 Printer driver settings (Windows Printer driver settings... 2-1 How to access the printer driver settings... 2-1 Features in the Brother Native Driver ... 2-2 Basic tab ... 2-2 Paper Size ... 2-3 Multiple Page... 2-3 Orientation ...
  • Page 3 Scanning a document into the PC ... 3-3 Scanning a document using the ADF ... 3-3 Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan using the scanner glass ... 3-5 Brother Scanner Utility ... 3-7 TWAIN compliant scanner driver for Windows Scanning a document ... 3-8 TWAIN compliant...
  • Page 4 ControlCenter2.0 ... 4-2 SCAN... 4-3 CUSTOM SCAN ... 4-3 COPY ... 4-4 PC-FAX (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only)... 4-4 DEVICE SETTING (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only)... 4-4 SCAN... 4-5 Image (example: Microsoft Paint) ... 4-5 OCR (Word Processing program)... 4-7 E-mail...
  • Page 5 DEVICE SETTING (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only)... 4-21 Remote Setup... 4-21 Using MFC Remote Setup (For Windows (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) ... 5-1 MFC Remote Setup... 5-1 Using Brother PC-FAX software (For Windows (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) ... 6-1 PC-FAX sending...
  • Page 6 Using the Brother printer driver with your Apple Macintosh Using the Brother Printer Driver with Your Apple Macintosh Choosing page setup options ... 7-4 Specific settings... 7-5 Using the PS driver with your Apple For Mac OS For Mac OS Sending a fax from your Macintosh (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only)...
  • Page 7 Scan to E-mail: ... 7-43 Scan to File: ... 7-44 COPY ... 7-45 DEVICE SETTINGS (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) ... 7-47 Remote Setup ... 7-47 MFC Remote Setup (Mac OS (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only)... 7-48 Network Scanning (Windows 2000 Professional and XP only) ...
  • Page 8: Using The Machine As A Printer

    The printer drivers are on the CD-ROM we have supplied. Install the drivers first by following the Quick Setup Guide. Also, the latest printer driver can be downloaded from the Brother Solutions Center at: http://solutions.brother.com or visit the support site at: http://www.brother-uk.com...
  • Page 9: How To Print Your Document

    From your computer select the Print command. If your computer is also connected to any other printers, select Brother MFC-XXXX or DCP-XXXX (USB) Printer (Where XXXX is your model name) as your printer driver from the Print or Print Settings menu in your software application, and then click on OK to begin printing.
  • Page 10: Simultaneous Printing And Faxing

    Simultaneous printing and faxing Your machine can print from your computer while scanning the document into the computer, or while sending/receiving a fax in memory (MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only). Fax sending will not be stopped during PC printing. Two-sided printing (Duplex Printing) The supplied printer driver supports duplex printing.
  • Page 11: Manual Duplex Printing

    Manual Duplex Printing The machine prints all the even-numbered pages on one side of the paper first. ® Then, the Windows driver instructs you (with a pop-up message) to reinsert the paper. Before reinserting the paper, straighten it well, or you may get a paper jam.
  • Page 12: Face-down Output Tray

    Support Flap with Extension Printing on plain paper The manual feed tray (For MFC-8440 and DCP-8040) The machine automatically turns on the Manual Feed mode when you put paper in the manual feed tray. Select the Paper Size, Media Type, Paper Source, and other settings in the printer driver.
  • Page 13 Using both hands put paper in the manual feed tray until the front edge of the paper touches the paper feed roller and the machine grips the paper. ■ Make sure that the paper is straight and in the proper position on the manual feed tray.
  • Page 14 When loading paper in the MP tray, make sure it touches the back of the tray. Make sure that the paper is straight and in the proper position on the MP tray. If it is not, the paper may not be fed properly, resulting in a skewed printout or a paper jam.
  • Page 15: The Manual Feed Tray

    Use this paper feed and output method when you want to print on thicker (106 - 161 g/m The manual feed tray (For MFC-8440 and DCP-8040) Select the Paper Size, Media Type, Paper Source, and other settings in the printer driver.
  • Page 16 Using both hands put the paper in the manual feed tray until the front edge of the paper touches the paper feed roller and the machine grips the paper. ■ Make sure that the paper is straight and in the proper position in the manual feed tray.
  • Page 17: The Multi-purpose Tray (mp Tray) (for Mfc-8840d And Dcp-8045d)

    The multi-purpose tray (MP tray) (For MFC-8840D and DCP-8045D) Select the Paper Size, Media Type, Paper Source, and other settings in the printer driver. Media Type: Thick paper or Thicker paper Paper Source: MP Tray Open the back output tray, and then pull out the face-up output tray support if necessary.
  • Page 18 While pressing the paper-guide release lever, slide the paper guide to fit the paper size. When you put paper in the MP tray, please remember the following; ■ During printing, the inside tray rises to feed paper into the machine. ■...
  • Page 19: Printing On Envelopes

    Printing on envelopes To print on envelopes use manual feed tray or multi-purpose tray. ■ The machine automatically turns on the Manual Feed mode when you put paper in the manual feed tray. ■ All sides should be properly folded without any wrinkles or creases.
  • Page 20 For MFC-8440 and DCP-8040: Open the back output tray. Open the manual feed tray. Slide the paper guides to fit the envelope size. If envelopes are creased after they have been printed: At the back of the machine, open the back output tray and push down the blue tabs at the left and right hand sides (as shown in the figure on the next page).
  • Page 21 Using both hands put the envelope in the manual feed tray until the front edge of the envelope touches the paper feed roller and the machine will grip the envelope. ■ Make sure the envelope is straight as you insert it in the manual feed tray.
  • Page 22 For MFC-8840D and DCP-8045D: Open the back output tray, and then unfold the face-up output tray support if necessary. Open the MP tray and lower it gently. Pull out the MP tray support flap. If envelopes are creased after they have been printed: At the back of the machine, open the back output tray and push down the blue tabs at the left and right hand sides (as shown in the figure on the next page).
  • Page 23 Put the envelopes in the MP tray so that they touch the back of the tray. Do not put more than 3 envelopes in the MP tray at any one time, or it may cause a jam. Make sure that the envelopes are neatly stacked and in the proper position in the MP tray.
  • Page 24: Printer Operation Keys

    (See Device Options on page 2-11.) Secure Key function is not available when using the Brother BR-Script driver. Secure Press —OR— The LCD displays No Data ! if there is no secured data in the memory.
  • Page 25: Setting The Emulation Selection

    After you print the secured data it will be cleared from memory. Setting the Emulation Selection The LCD screen shown in this section is from MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D. This machine has an Automatic Emulation Selection function. When the machine receives information from the PC, it automatically chooses the emulation mode.
  • Page 26: Printing The Internal Font List

    Press ■ Only the printer settings will be returned to the original factory settings. ■ The LCD screens shown on this page are from MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D. 1 - 19 USING THE MACHINE AS A PRINTER 42.Print Options Press Start 42.Print Options...
  • Page 27: 2 - 2 Printer Driver Settings

    How to access the printer driver settings Select Print from the File menu in your application software. Select Brother MFC-XXXX or DCP-XXXX (USB) Printer (Where XXXX is your model name) as your printer and click Properties (Preferences). The Printing Preferences dialog box will appear.
  • Page 28: Features In The Brother Native Driver

    Features in the Brother Native Driver The Brother Native driver is a printer driver developed exclusively by Brother. This driver includes more features than the Microsoft ® Windows Universal printer driver. Basic tab Select the Paper Size, Multiple Page, Border Line (if any) and Orientation.
  • Page 29: Paper Size

    Paper Size From the drop-down box select the Paper Size you are using. Multiple Page The Multiple Page selection can reduce the image size of a page allowing multiple pages to be printed on one sheet of paper or enlarging the image size for printing one page on multiple sheets of paper.
  • Page 30: Copies

    Copies The copies selection sets the number of copies that will be printed. Collate With the Collate check box selected, one complete copy of your document will be printed and then repeated for the number of copies you selected. If the Collate check box is not selected, then each page will be printed for all the copies selected before the next page of the document is printed.
  • Page 31: Advanced Tab

    Advanced tab To return to the default settings, click the Default button. Change the tab settings by selecting one of the following icons: 1 Print Quality 2 Duplex 3 Watermark 4 Page Setting 5 Device Options Print Quality Resolution You can select from the following resolutions: ■...
  • Page 32: Duplex Printing

    Toner Save Mode You can save running costs by turning on the Toner Save Mode, which reduces the print density. Print Setting ® For Windows 98/98SE/Me Print Setting is used for optimizing your print quality for the type of document being printed (Photos, Graphics or Scanned Images). When you choose Auto (Recommended), the printer automatically prints with the most suitable print settings.
  • Page 33 Use Duplex Unit (For MFC-8840D and DCP-8045D) Check the Duplex box and then select Use Duplex Unit. In this mode the machine prints on both sides of the paper automatically. Manual Duplex Check the Duplex box and then select Manual Duplex. In this mode, the machine prints all the even numbered pages first.
  • Page 34: Watermark

    Watermark You can place a logo or text into your document as a Watermark. You can select one of the preset Watermarks, or you can use a bitmap file or text file that you have created. Check Use Watermark, and then select the watermark you want to use.
  • Page 35 Print Watermark The Print Watermark feature offers the following print choices: ■ On all pages ■ On first page only ■ From second page ■ Custom ■ Apply from second copy (collate only) ® (For Windows 2000/XP/Windows NT Watermark Setting You can change the Watermark’s size and position on the page by selecting the Watermark, and clicking the Edit button.
  • Page 36: Page Setting

    Page Setting You can change the print size of your document with the Scaling feature. ■ Check Off if you want to print the document as it appears on your screen. ■ Check Fit to Paper Size, if your document has an unusual size, or if you have only the standard size paper.
  • Page 37: Device Options

    Device Options Lets you set the following Printer Functions: Secure Print Secure documents are documents that are password protected when they are sent to the machine. Only the people who know the password will be able to print them. Since the documents are secured at the machine, you must use the control panel of the machine (with the password) to print them.
  • Page 38 Quick Print Setup The Quick Print Setup feature allows you to quickly select driver settings. To view setting, simply click your mouse button on the task tray icon. This feature can be set to ON or OFF from the Device Options section.
  • Page 39 Print Date & Time When enabled the Print Date and Time feature will automatically print the date and time from your computers system clock on your document. Click the Setting button to change the Date and Time Format. You can change the Font by clicking the Font button or the Position. To include a background with the Date and Time select Opaque.
  • Page 40: Accessories Tab

    Accessories tab The Accessories Tab includes the settings for configuring the printer driver for the size of paper loaded in each paper source. This tab also installs any additional options into the driver settings. Paper Source Setting To configure the paper size for each paper source, highlight the source in the Paper Source Setting list.
  • Page 41 Available Options In order to use the optional 2nd paper tray, you must install the option in the driver. Highlight the model number from the Available Options list and click Add. The optional tray will then be listed in the Installed box, Paper Source Setting list and the screen illustration will display the 2nd tray.
  • Page 42: Support Tab

    Support tab The Support tab provides driver version and setting information. In addition there are links to the Brother Solutions Center and the Driver Update Web sites. Click the Support tab to display the following screen: Brother Solutions Center The Brother Solutions Center is a Web site offering information...
  • Page 43: Features In The Ps Printer Driver (for Windows ® )

    Connection Type screen appears, select Custom Install and check the PS Printer Driver. Then continue following on-screen instructions. ■ You can download the latest driver by accessing the Brother Solutions Center at http://solutions.brother.com ■ The screens in this section are from Windows MFC-8840D.
  • Page 44: Ports Tab

    Ports tab Select the port where your printer is connected or the path to the network printer you are using. 2 - 18 PRINTER DRIVER SETTINGS...
  • Page 45: Device Settings Tab

    Device Settings tab Select the options you installed. PRINTER DRIVER SETTINGS 2 - 19...
  • Page 46: Layout Tab

    Layout tab If you are using Windows NT can access the Layout tab by clicking Printing Preferences... in the General tab of the Brother BR-Script3 Properties screen. You can change the Layout setting by selecting the setting in the Orientation, Page Order and Pages Per Sheet.
  • Page 47: Paper/quality Tab

    Paper/Quality tab If you are using Windows NT can access the Paper/Quality tab by clicking Printing Preferences... in the General tab of the Brother BR-Script3 Properties screen. Select the Paper Source. ® ® 4.0, Windows 2000 or XP, you PRINTER DRIVER SETTINGS 2 - 21...
  • Page 48: Advanced Options

    Advanced Options If you are using Windows NT can access the Advanced Options tab by clicking Advanced... button in the Layout tab or the Paper/Quality tab. Select the Paper Size and Copy Count. Set the Print Quality, Scaling and TrueType Font setting. You can change settings by selecting the setting in the Printer Features list: ■...
  • Page 49: How To Scan Using Windows

    The machine uses a TWAIN Compliant driver for scanning documents from your applications. (See Scanning a document on page 3-8.) ® For Macintosh Go to Using the Brother TWAIN scanner driver with your ® Macintosh on page 7-20. ® For ScanSoft...
  • Page 50: Scanning A Document (for Windows Xp Only)

    You can scan images directly into the ® PaperPort 9.0SE viewer that Brother included with your scanner or you can scan images directly into any other software application that supports WIA or TWAIN scanning. How to access the scanner Open your software application to scan a document.
  • Page 51: Scanning A Document Into The Pc

    Scanning a document into the PC There are two ways in which you can scan a whole page. You can either use the ADF or the Flatbed scanner glass. If you would like to scan and then crop a portion of the page after pre-scanning the document you will need to use the scanner glass (Flatbed).
  • Page 52 ■ For resolutions greater than 1200dpi, use the Brother Scanner Utility. (See Brother Scanner Utility on page 3-7.) To start scanning your document, click the Scan button in the Scan dialog box. 3 - 4 HOW TO SCAN USING WINDOWS...
  • Page 53: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan Using The Scanner Glass

    Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan using the scanner glass The Preview button is used to preview an image for cropping any unwanted portions from the image. When you are satisfied with the preview, click the Scan button from the scanner window to scan the image.
  • Page 54 Select the portion you want to scan by clicking the left mouse button and dragging it over the area. If you require advanced settings, click Picture Type from the Adjust the quality of the scanned picture (C). You can select Brightness, Contrast, Resolution and Advanced Properties.
  • Page 55: Brother Scanner Utility

    Brother Scanner Utility The Brother Scanner Utility is used for configuring the scanner driver for resolutions greater than 1200 dpi and for changing the paper size. If you want to set Legal size as the default size, change the setting using this utility.
  • Page 56: Scanning A Document

    Scanning a document TWAIN compliant The Brother MFL-Pro Suite software includes a TWAIN compliant scanner driver. TWAIN drivers meet the standard universal protocol for communicating between scanners and software applications. This means that not only can you scan images directly into the ®...
  • Page 57: How To Access The Scanner

    Select the scanner you are using from the Scanner drop-down list box. If the machine is connected via: Parallel-use Brother MFC-8840D or Brother DCP-8045D USB-use Brother MFC-8840D USB or Brother DCP-8045D USB LAN-use Brother MFC-8840D LAN or Brother DCP-8045D LAN Click Scan. The Scanner Setup dialog box will appear: ®...
  • Page 58: Scanning A Document Into The Pc

    Scanning a document into the PC You can scan a whole page —OR— Scan a portion of the page after pre-scanning the document. Scanning a whole page Place the document face up in the ADF (automatic document feeder), or face down on the scanner glass. Adjust the following settings, if required, in the Scanner window: ■...
  • Page 59: Pre-scanning To Crop A Portion You Want To Scan

    Pre-Scanning to crop a portion you want to scan The PreScan button is used to preview an image for cropping any unwanted areas from the image. When you are satisfied with the preview, click the Start button in the scanner window to scan the image.
  • Page 60 Select the portion you want to scan by clicking the left mouse button and dragging it. You can enlarge the portion you selected by pressing check it. If you want to select the different portion, use undo the image. If you have used the ADF in Step 1, please place the document face up in the ADF again.
  • Page 61: Settings In The Scanner Window

    Settings in the Scanner window Image Type Select the output image type from Photo, Web or Text. Resolution and Scan Type will be altered for each default setting. The default settings are: Image Type Photo Select for scanning photo images. Select for attaching the scanned image to web pages.
  • Page 62: Scan Type

    Scan Type Black & White: Set the Scan Type to Black & White for text or line art. Gray Scale: Set the Scan Type to Gray (Error Diffusion) or True Gray for photographic images. Colors: Set either: 256 Color, which scans up to 256 colors, or 24 bit Color which scans up to 16.8 million colors.
  • Page 63: Document Size

    Document Size Set the Size to one of the following: ■ Letter (8 1/2 x 11 in.) ■ A4 (210 x 297 mm) ■ Legal (8 1/2 x 14 in.) ■ A5 (148 x 210 mm) ■ B5 (182 x 257 mm) ■...
  • Page 64 If you selected Custom as the size, The Custom Document Size dialog box will appear. Type the Name, Width and Height for the document. You can choose “mm” or “inch” as the unit for Width and Height. You can see the actual paper size you selected on the screen. ■...
  • Page 65: Using The Scan Key (for Usb Or Parallel Interface Cable Users)

    MFC-8440, MFC-8840D Before you can use connected the machine to your Windows loaded the appropriate Brother Drivers for your version of ® Windows For details about how to configure ControlCenter2.0 buttons to launch the application of your choice using appropriate chapter: ■...
  • Page 66: Scan To E-mail

    Scan to E-mail You can either scan a black and white or color document into your E-mail application as a file attachment. You can change the Scan configuration. (See Scan to E-mail: on page 4-14.) Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 67: Scan To Ocr

    Scan to OCR If your document is text only, you can have it converted by ScanSoft ® OmniPage to an editable text file and then have the result displayed in your word processing application for viewing and editing. You can Scan change the configuration.
  • Page 68: Using Scansoft ® Paperport ® 9.0se And Omnipage ® Ocr

    2000 Professional, we recommend that you are logged on with administrator rights. 3 - 20 HOW TO SCAN USING WINDOWS ® PaperPort 9.0SE for Brother is a document 9.0SE can be accessed through the 9.0SE program group. ® PaperPort ®...
  • Page 69: Viewing Items

    Viewing items ® ® ScanSoft PaperPort 9.0SE provides several ways to view items: Desktop View displays a thumbnail (a small graphic that represents each item in a Desktop or folder). ® Items in the selected folder appear on the PaperPort 9.0SE ®...
  • Page 70: Organizing Your Items In Folders

    Organizing your items in folders ® PaperPort 9.0SE has an easy-to-use filing system for organizing your items. The filing system consists of folders and items that you select to view in Desktop View. An item can be a PaperPort item or a non-PaperPort ■...
  • Page 71: Scansoft ® Omnipage ® Ocr Lets You Convert

    ® ScanSoft OmniPage image text into text you can edit Software by: ® ScanSoft OmniPage ® PaperPort 9.0SE when you install MFL-Pro Suite on your computer. ® ® ScanSoft PaperPort ® ® ScanSoft PaperPort text) into text that you can edit with a word processing application. ®...
  • Page 72: You Can Import Items From Other Applications

    You can Import items from other applications In addition to scanning items, you can bring items into PaperPort 9.0SE in a variety of ways and convert them to PaperPort (MAX) files in several different ways: ■ Print to the Desktop View from another application, such as ®...
  • Page 73: How To Uninstall Paperport

    How to Uninstall PaperPort ® OmniPage ® For Windows 98/98SE, Windows Select Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs and the Install/Uninstall tab. Select PaperPort from the list and click the Add/Remove button. ® For Windows 2000 Professional: Select Start, Settings, Control Panel and Add/Remove Programs.
  • Page 74: Using Controlcenter2.0 (for Windows ® )

    Using ControlCenter2.0 (For Windows ■ The screens shown in this chapter are from MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D. ■ The functions that can be used in ControlCenter2.0 may vary depending upon the model. ControlCenter2.0 ControlCenter2.0 is a software utility that allows you to quickly and easily access your frequently used applications.
  • Page 75: How To Turn Off The Autoload Feature In Controlcenter2.0

    How to turn off the AutoLoad feature in ControlCenter2.0 Once you start ControlCenter2.0 from the Start menu, the icon will appear on the task tray. You can open ControlCenter2.0 window by double-clicking on the If you do not want ControlCenter2.0 to run automatically each time the computer is started;...
  • Page 76: Scan

    SCAN This section contains four buttons for Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File applications. ■ Image (Default: Microsoft Paint) — enables you to scan a page directly into any graphic viewer/editor application. You can select the destination application, such as MS Paint, Corel PhotoPaint, Adobe PhotoShop, or any kind of image editing application you have installed on your computer.
  • Page 77: Copy

    You can configure your preferred settings on up to four buttons. PC-FAX (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) These buttons are for sending or receiving faxes using the Brother PC-FAX application. ■ Send — enables you to scan a page or document and automatically send the image as a fax from the PC using the Brother PC-FAX software.
  • Page 78: Scan

    SCAN This section contains four buttons for Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File applications. Image (example: Microsoft Paint) Scan to Image feature allows you to scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing. To change the default settings, right-click on the button and select Software Button.
  • Page 79 To change the destination application, select the appropriate application from the Target Application pull down list. You can add an application to the list by clicking the Add button. Enter the Application Name (up to 30 characters) and the Application Location. You can also find the application location by clicking button.
  • Page 80: Ocr (word Processing Program)

    OCR (Word Processing program) Scan to OCR converts the graphic page image data into text which can be edited by any word processor program. You can change the default word processor program. To configure Scan to OCR, right-click on the button and select Software Button.
  • Page 81: E-mail

    E-mail Scan to E-mail feature allows you to scan a document to your default E-mail application, so you can send the scanned job as an attachment. To change the default E-mail application or attachment file type, right-click on the button and select Software Button. To change the E-mail application, select your preferred E-mail application from the E-mail Application pull down list.
  • Page 82: File Attachments

    File attachments You can choose from the following list of file types for attachment to your E-mail or for saving to a folder. File Type — Select from the pull-down list the type of file you want the scanned images to be saved in. Windows Bitmap (*.bmp) JPEG (*.jpg) TIFF - Uncompressed (*.tif)
  • Page 83: File

    File Scan to File button allows you to scan an image and save it in a specific file type to any directory on your PC. This allows you to easily archive your paper documents. To configure the file type and save to directory, right-click on the button and select Software Button.
  • Page 84: Custom Scan

    CUSTOM SCAN There are four buttons from which you can set your own preferences and configuration to fit your required usage for scanning. To configure a button, right-click on the button, and the configuration window will appear. You have four function choices of scan action, Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File.
  • Page 85: Customizing A User-defined Button

    Customizing a user-defined button To configure a button, right-click on the button, and the configuration window will appear. Please read the following guide lines for the button configuration. Scan to Image: In the General tab You can enter up to 30 characters in the Name for Custom field. This name will appear as the button name.
  • Page 86: Scan To Ocr

    Scan to OCR: In the General tab You can enter up to 30 characters in the Name for Custom field. This name will appear as the button name. Select the type of scan from the Scan Action field. In the Settings tab You can select Target Application, File Type, OCR Software, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 87: Scan To E-mail

    Scan to E-mail: In the General tab You can enter up to 30 characters in the Name for Custom field. This name will appear as the button name. Select the type of scan from the Scan Action field. In the Settings tab You can select E-mail Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 88: Scan To File

    Scan to File: In the General tab You can enter up to 30 characters in the Name for Custom field. This name will appear as the button name. Select the type of scan from the Scan Action field. In the Settings tab Select the file format from the File Type pull down list.
  • Page 89: Copy

    COPY The Copy buttons (1-4) can be customized to allow you to take advantage of the features built into the Brother printer drivers to do advanced copy functions such as N-in-1 printing. Before you can use the Copy buttons you must first configure the printer driver by right-clicking on the button.
  • Page 90 Before finishing the Copy button configuration, you must set the Printer Name. Then click the Print options button to display the printer driver settings. The Print options screen will vary depending upon which model printer you have selected. In the printer driver settings window you can choose advanced settings for printing.
  • Page 91: Pc-fax

    Send The Send button allows you to scan a document and automatically send the image as a fax from the PC using the Brother PC-FAX software. (See PC-FAX sending on page 6-1.) To change the Send settings, right-click on the button to open the configuration window.
  • Page 92: Receive / View Received

    Receive / View Received The Receive button allows you to start receiving PC-FAXes to your computer. By clicking this button, the PC-FAX receiving software is activated and starts receiving fax data. (See Running PC-FAX Receiving on page 6-19.) When the machine is connected to the network, you cannot use this function.
  • Page 93: Address Book

    Address Book The Address Book button allows you to configure, add, amend or delete contacts from your address book. By clicking the button, the address book window will open for your editing. (See Brother Address Book on page 6-7.) Setup By clicking the Setup button, you can configure the user settings used by the PC-FAX application.
  • Page 94: Remote Setup

    DEVICE SETTING (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) In this section you can configure the machine setting by clicking the button. When the machine is connected to a network, you cannot use this function. Remote Setup The Remote Setup button allows you to open the Remote Setup Program window with which you can configure the machine setting menus.
  • Page 95: Using Mfc Remote Setup

    Using MFC Remote Setup (For Windows (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) MFC Remote Setup The MFC Remote Setup application lets you quickly and easily set up your MFC directly from your PC screen. When you access this application, the settings on your MFC will be downloaded to your PC and displayed on your computer screen.
  • Page 96 Apply button The Apply button uploads the data to the MFC, but stays in the Remote Setup application so you can make more changes. Print button The Print button prints the selected items on the MFC. You cannot print the MFC Remote Setup changes until you click the Apply button to upload the new data to the MFC.
  • Page 97: Pc-fax Sending

    (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) PC-FAX sending The Brother PC-FAX feature allows you to use your PC to send any application or document file as a standard fax. You can create a file in any application on your PC, and then send it as a PC-FAX. You can even attach a cover page note.
  • Page 98: Setting Up User Information

    From the Start menu, select Programs, Brother, MFL-Pro Suite MFC-XXXX (Where XXXX is your model name), and then select PC-FAX Setup. The Brother PC-FAX Setup dialog box will appear: You must enter this information to create the Fax Header and Cover Page.
  • Page 99: Sending Setup

    Sending setup From the Brother PC-FAX Setup dialog box, click the Sending tab to display the screen below. The user has the choice of two user interfaces: Simple style or Facsimile style. To change the user interface select the interface setting you want: Simple style or Facsimile style.
  • Page 100: User Interface

    User interface In the Sending tab, select the user interface you wish to use. You can choose the Simple Style or the Facsimile Style. Simple style Facsimile style 6 - 4 USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE...
  • Page 101: Address Book

    Address Book ® If Outlook Express is installed on your PC, you can select which address book to use for PC-FAX sending, Brother Address Book or ® Outlook Express from the Address Book tab. (not available for ® Windows NT 4.0)
  • Page 102: Speed-dial Setup

    Speed-Dial setup From the Brother PC-FAX Setup dialog box, click the Speed-Dial tab. (To use this feature, you must select the Facsimile Style user interface.) You can register a Member or Group on each of the ten Speed-Dial buttons. To register an address in a Speed-Dial button: Click the Speed-Dial button you want to program.
  • Page 103: Brother Address Book

    Brother Address Book From the Start menu, select Programs, Brother, MFL-Pro Suite MFC-XXXX (Where XXXX is your model name), and then click PC-FAX Address Book. The Brother Address Book dialog box will appear: USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE 6 - 7...
  • Page 104: Setting Up A Member In The Address Book

    Setting up a Member in the Address Book In the Brother Address Book dialog box you can add, edit and delete stored information of Members and Groups. In the Address Book dialog box, click the Member. The Brother Address Book Member Setup dialog box will appear: In the Member Setup dialog box, type the Member’s information.
  • Page 105: Setting Up A Group For Broadcasting

    Setting up a Group for Broadcasting If you often send the same PC-FAX to several recipients, you can combine them in to a Group. In the Brother Address Book dialog box, click the create a Group. The Brother Address Book Group Setup dialog box appears: Type the name of the new Group in the Group Name field.
  • Page 106: Editing Member Information

    Click Vcard and go to Step 5. From the Available Items column, select the data fields you wish to Export and then click Add >>. Select the items in the order you want them listed. 6 - 10 USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE icon. icon.
  • Page 107 If you are exporting to an ASCII file, select the Divide Character - Tab or Comma. This selects between a Tab or Comma to separate the data fields. Select OK to save the data. Type the name of the file, and then select Save. USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE 6 - 11...
  • Page 108: Importing To The Address Book

    From the Available Items list select the fields in the same order they are listed in the Import text file. Select the Divide Character - Tab or Comma based on the file format you are importing. To import the data, click OK. 6 - 12 USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE...
  • Page 109 Type the name of the file, and then select Open. If you selected a text file in Step 1, the Files of type: will be Text file (*.csv). USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE 6 - 13...
  • Page 110: Setting Up A Cover Page

    Setting up a Cover Page From the PC-FAX dialog box, click to access the PC-Fax Cover page setup screen. The Brother PC-FAX Cover Page Setup dialog box will appear: 6 - 14 USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE...
  • Page 111: Entering Cover Page Information

    Count cover page When the Count Cover Page box is checked, the Cover Page will be included in the page numbering. When this box is not checked, the Cover Page will not be included. USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE 6 - 15...
  • Page 112: Sending A File As A Pc-fax Using The Facsimile Style User Interface

    From the File menu, select Print. The Print dialog box will appear: Select Brother PC-FAX as your printer, and then click Print. The Facsimile style user interface will appear, if it does not check the user interface selection setting as detailed on page 6-3.
  • Page 113: Redial

    Create a file in Word, Excel, Paint, Draw or any other application on your PC. From the File menu, select Print. The Print dialog box will appear: Cover Page On, and then icon to enter or edit the Cover Page USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE 6 - 17...
  • Page 114 Select Brother PC-FAX as your printer, and then click Print. The Simple style user interface will appear; if it does not check the user interface selection setting as detailed on page 6-3. In the To: field, type the fax number of the recipient. You can also use the Address Book to select destination fax numbers by clicking the To: button.
  • Page 115: Setting Up Pc-fax Receiving

    PC-FAX receiving is only available when using the USB/Parallel connection, not the Network (LAN) connection. Running PC-FAX Receiving From the Start menu, select Programs, Brother, MFL-Pro Suite MFC-XXXX (Where XXXX is your model name), and then select ‘PC-FAX Receiving’. The PC-FAX ®...
  • Page 116: Viewing New Pc-fax Messages

    Double-click any of the new faxes to open and view them. The title of your unread PC message will be the date and time until you assign a file name. For example “Fax 2-20-2002 16:40:21.tif” 6 - 20 USING BROTHER PC-FAX SOFTWARE 9.0SE.
  • Page 117: Using Your Machine With A Macintosh ®

    ■ Some descriptions in this chapter are based on the MFC-8840D. These descriptions also apply to the MFC-8440, DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D. ■ The screens shown in this chapter are from MFC-8840D. The features supported by the machine will depend on the operating system you are using.
  • Page 118 8.6 - 9.2) To select a Printer: Open the Chooser from the Apple menu. Click the Brother Laser icon. On the right side of the Chooser window, click the printer you want to print to. Close the Chooser. To print a document: From the application software such as Presto! click File menu and select Page Setup.
  • Page 119 From application software such as Presto! click File menu and select Print. Click Print to start printing. If you want to change Copies, Pages, Resolution, Paper Source and Media Type, select your settings before clicking Print. Device Options allows you to select Duplex. Automatic Duplex is only available with the MFC-8840D and DCP-8045D.
  • Page 120: Choosing Page Setup Options

    Using the Brother Printer Driver with ® Your Apple Choosing page setup options From application software such as Presto! click the File menu and select Page Setup. Make sure your machine is selected in the Format for pop-up menu. You can change the settings for Paper Size, Orientation and Scaling, then click OK.
  • Page 121: Specific Settings

    Specific settings Set the Media Type, Resolution, and other settings. Press Copies & Pages to select settings you want to change. Duplex Automatic Duplex is only available with the MFC-8840D and DCP-8045D. USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH ® 7 - 5...
  • Page 122: Using The Ps Driver With Your Apple ® Macintosh ®

    To use the PS driver on a Network, see the NC-9100h Network User’s Guide on CD-ROM. To use the PS driver with a USB cable, you need to set the Emulation to BR-Script 3 (For MFC-8440 and Menu MFC-8840D, Menu .) before connecting the USB cable.
  • Page 123 ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Users ® For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.04 Users: Open the Apple Extras folder. Open the Apple LaserWriter Software folder. ® For Mac OS 9.1 to 9.2 Users: Open the Applications (Mac OS folder.* * The screens are based on Mac OS Open the Desktop Printer Utility icon.
  • Page 124 Select Printer (USB), and then click OK. Click Change... in the PostScript file. Select your machine, and then click Select. 7 - 8 USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH ™ Printer Description (PPD) ®...
  • Page 125 Click Change... in the USB Printer Selection. Select your machine, and then click OK. Click Create... USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH ® 7 - 9...
  • Page 126 Enter your machine name (MFC-8840D), and then click Save. Select Quit from the File menu. Click the MFC-8840D icon on the Desktop. Select Set Default Printer from the Printing menu. 7 - 10 USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH ®...
  • Page 127 If you use a USB cable and your Macintosh only one printer driver for a machine can be registered in Print Center. ■ If a Brother Native Driver (MFC-8440/8840D) is already listed in Printer list, you will need to delete it and then install the PS driver. ■...
  • Page 128 Open the Print Center icon. Click Add Printer… . Select USB. 7 - 12 USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH ®...
  • Page 129 Select your machine, and then click Add. Select Quit Printer Center from the Print Center menu. USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH ® 7 - 13...
  • Page 130: (for Mfc-8440 And Mfc-8840d Only)

    Sending a fax from your Macintosh application (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) ® For Mac OS 8.6 - 9.2 users You can send a fax directly from a Macintosh the following: The PS driver does not support the following function.
  • Page 131 Click Send Fax. The Send Fax dialog box appears: The Send Fax dialog box has two list boxes. The left box shows all the previously Stored Fax Numbers and the right box shows the Destination Fax Numbers as you select them. To address the fax, type a fax number in the Input Fax Number box.
  • Page 132 ® For Mac OS X users You can send a fax directly from a Macintosh the following: The PS driver does not support the following function. Create a document in a Macintosh application. To send a fax, select Print from the File menu. The Printer dialog box will appear: Select Send Fax from the pull-down menu.
  • Page 133 Select Facsimile from the Output pull-down menu. To address the fax, type a fax number in the Input Fax Number box, and then click Print. If you want to send a fax to more than one number, click Add after entering the first fax number. The destination fax numbers will be listed in the dialog box.
  • Page 134 Drag a vCard from the Mac OS application Click Address Book button. Drag a vCard from the Mac OS to the Destination Fax Numbers field. When you are finished addressing your fax, click Print. 7 - 18 USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH ®...
  • Page 135 ■ The vCard used must contain a work fax or home fax number. ■ When you choose work fax or home fax from the Stored Fax Numbers pull-down list, only the fax number stored in ® the Mac OS X Address Book for the selected category will be used.
  • Page 136: Using The Brother Twain Scanner Driver With Your Macintosh ®

    Accessing the scanner ® Run your Macintosh first time you use the Brother TWAIN driver (MFL Pro/P2500), set it as the default by choosing Select Source (or the other menu name to select the device). Afterwards, for each document you scan choose Acquire Image or Scan.
  • Page 137: Scanning An Image Into Your Macintosh ®

    Scanning an image into your Macintosh You can scan a whole page —OR— scan a portion after pre-scanning the document. Scanning a whole page Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box: Resolution Color Type...
  • Page 138: Pre-scanning An Image

    Pre-Scanning an image Pre-Scanning allows you to scan an image quickly at a low resolution. A thumbnail version will appear in the Scanning Area. This is only a preview of the image, so you can see how it will look. The PreScan button will allow you to crop unwanted areas from the images.
  • Page 139: Image

    Settings in the Scanner window Image Resolution From the Resolution pop-up menu choose the scanning resolution. Higher resolutions use more memory and transfer time, but produce a finer scanned image. ® USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH 7 - 23...
  • Page 140 Color Type Black & White—Set the image type to Black and White for text or line art. For photographic images, set the image type to Gray (Error diffusion) or True Gray. Gray (Error Diffusion)—is used for documents with photographic images or graphics. (Error Diffusion is a method for creating simulated gray images by placing black dots instead of the true gray dots in a specific matrix instead of true gray dots.) True Gray—is used for documents with photographic images or...
  • Page 141: Scanning Area

    Scanning Area Set the Size to one of the following: ■ Letter 8.5 x 11 in ■ A4 210 x 297 mm ■ Legal 8.5 x 14 in ■ A5 148 x 210 mm ■ B5 182 x 257 mm ■...
  • Page 142: Adjusting The Image

    Adjusting the Image Brightness Adjust the Brightness setting to get the best image. The Brother TWAIN Scanner driver offers 100 Brightness levels (-50 to 50). The default value is 0, representing an ‘average’ setting. You can set the Brightness level by dragging the slide bar to the right to lighten the image or to the left to darken the image.
  • Page 143: Highlights

    Using Presto! ® Presto! PageManager documents in your computer. Since it is compatible with most image editors and word processing programs, Presto! gives you unmatched control over your computer files. You can easily manage your documents, edit your E-mail and files and read documents with the OCR software built into Presto! ®...
  • Page 144: System Requirements

    System requirements ■ PowerPC processor ■ System 8.6, 9X, 10.1/10.2.1, or greater ■ CD-ROM drive ■ Hard disk drive with at least 120 MB of free disk space Recommended: ■ 8-bit Color or higher video adapter. ■ Eudora Mail, or Outlook Express electronic mail software Technical Support [Germany] Company name: NewSoft Europe...
  • Page 145 [France] Company name: Partners In Europe Postal Address: Unit 14, Distribution Center, Shannon Ind. Est Shannon, Co. Clare Ireland Telephone: 0800-917171 E-mail Address: Newsoft@pie.ie [Italy] Company name: V.I.P Postal Address: Not Open Telephone: 166821700 Fax: 532786999 E-mail Address: supporto@gensoftonline.com [Spain] Company name: Atlantic Devices Postal Address: Caputxins, 58, 08700 Igualada Telephone:...
  • Page 146 Using ControlCenter2.0 (For Mac OS ■ The screens shown in this section are from the MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D. ■ The functions that can be used in ControlCenter2.0 may vary depending upon the model. ControlCenter2.0 is a software utility that allows you to quickly and easily access the most frequently used applications.
  • Page 147 ControlCenter2.0 preference window appears, then uncheck the Start ControlCenter on the computer startup check box. Click OK to close the window. ControlCenter2.0 application icon is in Macintosh HD/Library/Printers/Brother/Utilities/ControlCenter. USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH and select Open. ® 7 - 31...
  • Page 148 SCAN This section contains four buttons for Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File applications. ■ Image (Default: Apple PreView) — enables you to scan a page directly into any graphic viewer/editor application. You can select the destination application, such as Adobe kind of image editing application you already have installed on your computer.
  • Page 149: Device Settings

    PC including network printers. You can configure your preferred settings on up to four buttons. DEVICE SETTINGS (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) You can configure the machine setting. ■ Remote Setup — enables you to open the Remote Setup Program.
  • Page 150 SCAN This section contains four buttons for Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File applications. Image (example: Apple PreView) Scan to Image feature allows you to scan an image directly into your graphics application for image editing. To change the default settings, click on the button while holding down the Ctrl key and select Software Button.
  • Page 151 To change the destination application, select the appropriate application from the Target Application pull down list. You can add an application to the lists by clicking the Add button. Enter the Application Name (up to 30 characters) and select your preferred application by clicking the Browse button.
  • Page 152 OCR (Word Processing program) Scan to OCR converts the graphic page image data into text which can be edited by any word processor program. You can change the default word processor program. To configure Scan to OCR, click on the button while holding down the Ctrl key and select Software Button.
  • Page 153 E-mail Scan to E-mail feature allows you to scan a document to your default E-mail application, so you can send the scanned job as an attachment. To change the default E-mail application or attachment file type, click on the button while holding down the Ctrl key and select Software Button.
  • Page 154 File attachments You can choose from the following list of file types for attachment to your E-mail or for saving to a folder. File type — Select from the pull-down list the type of file you want the scanned images to be saved in. Windows Bitmap (*.bmp) JPEG (*.jpg) TIFF - Uncompressed (*.tif)
  • Page 155: File

    File Scan to File button allows you to scan an image and save it in a specific file type to any directory on your hard disk. This allows you to easily archive your paper documents. To configure the file type and save to directory, click on the button while holding down the Ctrl key and select Software Button.
  • Page 156: Custom Scan

    CUSTOM SCAN There are four buttons from which you can set your own preferences and configuration to fit your required usage for scanning. To configure a button, click on the button while holding down the Ctrl key, and the configuration window will appear. You have four function choices of scan action, Scan to Image, Scan to OCR, Scan to E-mail and Scan to File.
  • Page 157: Scan To Image:

    Customizing a user-defined button To configure a button, click on the button while holding down the Ctrl key, and the configuration window will appear. Please follow the following guide lines for the button configuration. Scan to Image: In the General tab You can enter up to a 30 character name in the Name for Custom field.
  • Page 158: Scan To Ocr:

    Scan to OCR: In the General tab You can enter up to a 30 character name in the Name for Custom field. This name will appear as the button name. Select the type of scan from the Scan Action field. In the Settings tab You can select Target Application, File Type, OCR Software, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness and...
  • Page 159: Scan To E-mail:

    Scan to E-mail: In the General tab You can enter up to a 30 character name in the Name for Custom field. This name will appear as the button name. Select the type of scan from the Scan Action field. In the Settings tab You can select E-mail Application, File Type, Resolution, Scan Type, Document Size, Brightness and Contrast settings.
  • Page 160: Scan To File:

    Scan to File: In the General tab You can enter up to a 30 character name in the Name for Custom field. This name will appear as the button name. Select the type of scan from the Scan Action field. In the Settings tab Select the file format from the File Type pull down list.
  • Page 161: Copy

    COPY The Copy buttons (1-4) can be customized to allow you to take advantage of the features built into the Brother printer drivers to do advanced copy functions such as N-in-1 printing. Before you can use the Copy buttons you must first configure the printer driver by clicking on the button while holding down the Ctrl key.
  • Page 162 By using the Copy button, you can also send a fax using the printer driver. (See Sending a fax from your Macintosh application (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) on page 7-14.) 7 - 46 USING YOUR MACHINE WITH A MACINTOSH ®...
  • Page 163: Remote Setup

    DEVICE SETTINGS (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) In this section you can configure the machine setting by clicking the button. When the machine is connected to a network, you cannot use this function. Remote Setup The Remote Setup button allows you to open the Remote Setup Program window in which you can configure the machine setting menus.
  • Page 164 MFC Remote Setup (Mac OS (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) The MFC Remote Setup application allows you to quickly set up your MFC by taking advantage of the ease and speed of programming on ® your Macintosh . When you access this application, the settings on your MFC will be downloaded automatically to your Macintosh displayed on your computer screen.
  • Page 165 Print This command prints the selected items on the MFC. You can not print the data until it is uploaded to the MFC. Click Apply to upload the new data to the MFC and click Print. Export This command saves the current configuration settings to a file. Import This command reads the settings from a file.
  • Page 166: Network Scanning (windows 98/98se/me/ 2000 Professional And Xp Only)

    9.0SE installed, please purchase NL-5 which is a multiple PC license agreement pack for up to an additional 5 Users. To purchase NL-5, please contact your Brother Sales Office. Max. 25 clients can be connected to one machine on a Network.
  • Page 167 Right-click Scanner Device icon and select properties to view the Network Scanner Properties dialog box. Click the Network Setting tab in the dialog box and select a method to specify your machine as a Network scanner for your < NETWORK SCANNING 8 - 2...
  • Page 168 Specify your machine by address Enter the IP address of the machine in the IP Address field. Click Apply and then OK. Specify your machine by Name Enter the machine Node name in the Node Name field. Click Apply and then OK. Search from a list of available device Click Browse and select the appropriate device you want to use.
  • Page 169 Click the Scan To Button tab in the dialog box and enter your PC Name in the Display Name field. The machine's LCD displays the name you enter. Default setting is your PC Name. You can enter a name if you like. You can avoid receiving unwanted documents by setting a 4-digit PIN Number.
  • Page 170: Using The Scan Key

    Using the Scan key Scan to E-mail (PC) When you select Scan to E-mail (PC) your document will be scanned and sent directly to the PC you designated on your network. ControlCenter2.0 will activate the default E-mail application on the designated PC for addressing to the recipient.
  • Page 171: Scan To E-mail (e-mail Server) (for Mfc-8440 And Mfc-8840d Only)

    Scan to E-mail (E-mail server) (For MFC-8440 and MFC-8840D only) When you select Scan to E-mail (E-mail server) you can scan a black and white or color document and send it directly to an E-mail address from the MFC. You can choose PDF or TIFF for Black and White and PDF or JPEG for color.
  • Page 172 Press Press Press Press The LCD prompts you to enter an address. Enter the destination E-mail address from the dial pad or use the One-Touch key or Speed-Dial key. Start Press The MFC will start the scanning process. 8 - 7 NETWORK SCANNING to select PDF or JPEG .
  • Page 173: Scan To Image

    Scan to Image When you select Scan to Image your document will be scanned and sent directly to the PC you designated on your network. ControlCenter2.0 will activate the default graphics application on the designated PC. You can change the to Image: on page 4-12.) Place the document face up in the ADF, or face down on the scanner glass.
  • Page 174: Scan To Ocr

    Scan to OCR When you select Scan to OCR your document will be scanned and sent directly to the PC you designated on your network. ControlCenter2.0 will activate ScanSoft your document into text for viewing and editing from a word processing application on the designated PC.
  • Page 175: Scan To File

    Scan to File When you select Scan to File you can scan a black and white or color document and send it directly to a PC you designate on your network. The file will be saved in the folder and file format that you have configured in ControlCenter2.0 on the designated PC.
  • Page 176: Brother Network Pc-fax Software (for Mfc-8440 And Mfc-8840d Only)

    The items described in this chapter are specific items relating to the Network version of PC-FAX software that is installed from the "Optional network applications" on the CD-ROM supplied with your MFC. Brother Network PC-FAX can be configured through PC-FAX Setup, Sending tab. 9 - 1 BROTHER NETWORK PC-FAX SOFTWARE...
  • Page 177: Sending Setup

    Sending tab Brother PC-FAX Setup. Access the Sending Tab from the PC-FAX dialog box by clicking —OR— From the Start menu, select All programs, Brother, MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8840D, and then select PC-FAX Setup. Check Enable box. This software can be used in a network environment and with a locally connected machine.
  • Page 178: Extra Options In Address Book

    If you wish to send a document to this contact by more than one method you must create a second contact and select a different option, Fax, E-Mail or MFC Address. To use the MFC for Network PC-FAX, see Using Brother PC-FAX software on page 6-1. 9 - 3 BROTHER NETWORK PC-FAX SOFTWARE...
  • Page 179: Using The Brother Network Pc-fax Software

    Using the Brother Network PC-FAX software The Brother Network PC-FAX feature allows you to use your PC to send any application or document file as a standard fax. You can create a file in any application on your PC, and then send it as a Network PC-FAX.
  • Page 180 To send an E-mail from Brother Network PC-FAX you can either enter the E-mail address in the To: field or in the display for Facsimile Style using the PC keyboard or select the member from the Address Book. The member must have E-mail selected as the chosen destination for that member.
  • Page 181: Sending A Network Pc-fax From Your Macintosh Application

    Follow the steps on pages 7-14. ® For Mac OS X users Follow the steps For Network Interface Cable Users in the Quick Setup Guide. Follow the steps on pages 7-16. BROTHER NETWORK PC-FAX SOFTWARE 9 - 6 ® ® application using...
  • Page 182: Index

    Index ControlCenter2.0 ... 4-1 ControlCenter2.0 for Macintosh ... 7-30 Drivers printer ... 2-1 TWAIN Compliant ... 3-8 ® Windows printer ... 1-1 sending a fax from Macintosh ... 7-14 ® Windows PC-FAX (Windows receiving ... 6-19 sending address book ... 6-7 cover page ...
  • Page 183 Visit us on the World Wide Web http://www.brother.com This machine is approved for use in the country of purchase only, local Brother companies or their dealers will only support machines purchased in their own countries. UK/IRE/SAF/PAN NORDIC...

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