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  • Page 1: Canoscan Toolbox

    CanoScan Toolbox 1.3 U s e r ’ s G u i d e f o r M a c i n t o s h CanoScan Toolbox...
  • Page 2 Trademarks CanoScan is a trademark of Canon, Inc. Macintosh, Power Macintosh, Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. iMac is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. Adobe, Adobe Photoshop are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ........................4 About the CanoScan Toolbox ......................4 Obtaining Customer Support ......................4 Installing the CanoScan Toolbox ..................5 System Requirements........................5 Installing the CanoScan Toolbox ..................... 5 The CanoScan Toolbox Main Window ................6 Using the Scanner Button....................6 Selecting the Scanner ......................6 Scanning ...........................7 Saving Scanned Images ....................7...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    CanoScan Toolbox so you can edit, fax, copy or integrate the image into other applications. Obtaining Customer Support If you are having problems setting up or running the CanoScan Toolbox, contact the Canon help desk at one of the following locations: CANON INC.
  • Page 5: Installing The Canoscan Toolbox

    2. Installing the CanoScan Toolbox System Requirements The following indicates the minimum CanoScan Toolbox system requirements: Computers: Power Macintosh which standardly equips the proper interface for connection with the scanner (Macintosh compatibles are not supported) System: Mac OS 8.5 - 9 Memory Requirements: 32 MB or more (64 MB or more recommended) Hard Disk Space:...
  • Page 6: The Canoscan Toolbox Main Window

    CanoScan Toolbox features. Click the Scan button to launch Click the Copy Click the Catalog button to the Canon Plug-in button to scan and open an image stored in a Module CS copy a document...
  • Page 7: Scanning

    Click on the Scan button from the Main window, or choose the New Scan command from the File menu. The Canon Plug-in Module CS opens so you can select your scan settings. Click the Preview button to preview the scanning area.
  • Page 8: Opening Files

    8. Opening Files Opening a Stored File You can store image files that you have scanned as well as other image files using the CanoScan Toolbox. To open a stored file: Choose the Open Image command from the File menu, or click the Edit button in the CanoScan Toolbox Main window.
  • Page 9: Faxing A Scanned Image

    9. Faxing a Scanned Image Using the CanoScan Toolbox, your scanner and a computer-based fax application, you can fax virtually anything from your computer. Setting the Fax Preferences To set the optimum scanning preferences for faxing: Choose Scan Preferences from the Edit menu. Click the Text/Line art button in the Fax Settings area to fax text and line art documents, or click the Photograph button to fax photos.
  • Page 10: Printing Copies Of A Scanned Image

    10. Printing Copies of a Scanned Image You can use your scanner and printer to make black and white or color copies of any scanned image. Setting the Copy Preferences To set the optimum scanning preferences for copying: Choose Scan Preferences from the Edit menu. Click the Text/Line art button in the Print Settings area to copy text and line art documents, or Photograph button to copy photos.
  • Page 11: Enhancing A Scanned Image

    11. Enhancing a Scanned Image The CanoScan Toolbox provides a wide variety of imaging tools you can use to modify and enhance images you scan. Cropping a Scanned Image To crop an image: Open the image you want to crop by choosing Open Image from the File menu, or click the Scan button from the CanoScan Toolbox Main window.
  • Page 12: Inverting Image Tones

    Inverting Image Tones Inverting image tones makes a negative of the image. To invert the tones in an image: Open the image you want to invert using the Open Image command from the File menu, or scan a new image by clicking on the Scan button. Choose the Invert command from the Image menu.
  • Page 13: Sharpening An Image

    You can adjust the blue, red and yellow colors by moving the applicable slider to the left (to decrease) or the right (to increase). You adjust the color balance for specific color groups (i.e., modify the blue tones in the shadows of an image) by clicking on one of the radio buttons and then moving the Cyan slider.
  • Page 14 Specify the percentage of sharpening you want in the Amount field. Enter a number in the Radius field to specify the distance (in pixels) from an edge you want to sharpen. A low number indicates sharpening close to the image edges, and a higher number indicates sharpening farther away.
  • Page 15: Editing A Scanned Image

    12. Editing a Scanned Image CanoScan Toolbox provides a wide variety of editing commands and tools you can use to modify images. Resizing a Scanned Image Resizing an image changes the actual image size. To resize an image: Open the image you want to resize using the Open Image command from the File menu, or scan a new image by clicking on the Scan button.
  • Page 16: Flipping A Scanned Image

    Flipping a Scanned Image To flip an image or a selected portion of an image: Open the image you want to flip using the Open Image command from the File menu, or scan a new image by clicking on the Scan button. Choose Flip from the Image menu, then select Vertical or Horizontal from the Flip submenu.
  • Page 17: Using Plug-In

    Using Plug-in You can utilize CanoScan Toolbox effectively by using various image adjusting and enhancing functions of Plug-in Module CS. Refer to the Plug-in Module CS User’s Guide bundled with your scanner for its installation and functions. Using the Editing Commands The commands on the Edit menu allow you to cut, copy, paste, clear, select all, deselect, and set scanning preferences for images.
  • Page 18: Using The Editing Tools

    Using the Editing Tools The CanoScan Toolbox editing tools appear when you open an image. You can also control the palette display by using the Show/Hide Tools command from the Window menu. To use an editing tool, click on the desired tool and then move your cursor over the image window. Notice that the cursor changes shape to reflect the tool you have selected.
  • Page 19: Using The Color Pallet

    Using the Color Pallet The CanoScan Toolbox color pallet appears when you open an image. You can also control the palette display by using the Show/Hide Colors command from the Window menu. To select a color from the color pallet to use with the Fill, Air Brush, Freehand Paint or Pencil tools: Move your cursor over the desired color block and click.
  • Page 20: Working With Catalogs

    13. Working with Catalogs Creating a Catalog CanoScan Toolbox Catalogs are designed to let you look through many image files as you use a photo album. When you open the catalog it displays all the images stored in the catalog in thumbnail form. To create a catalog: Choose New Catalog from the File menu, the New Archive dialog appears.
  • Page 21: Opening A Scanned Image From The Catalog

    The selected catalog window opens displaying the images you have stored in the catalog in thumbnail form. Choose the View By command from the Image menu to sort the thumbnails by name, type, date or size. Printing the Catalog View You can print the open Catalog window to see all of the stored images in thumbnail format similar to a traditional photographic contact sheet.
  • Page 22: Linking Applications To The Canoscan Toolbox

    The icon for the assigned application appears as a button in the CanoScan Toolbox Main window. To access the application you assigned to the Main window button, drag an image in the album onto the application icon. The application launches so you can work with the image. I-OE-057A © CANON INC. 2001 CanoScan Toolbox...

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