Brother CP-1800 User Manual
Brother CP-1800 User Manual

Brother CP-1800 User Manual

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  • Page 1 CopyPoint PC Link User’s Manual...
  • Page 2: Technical Support

    Introduction Brother CopyPoint PC Link software has been developed to expand the ® capabilities of your Brother copyboard. You can connect the copyboard to a personal computer and copy the writing on the board to the PC’s memory. Best of all, CopyPoint PC Link does all this without taking over your personal computer.
  • Page 3: About This Manual

    Convenient Scanning of what you write on the writing surface Brother CopyPoint PC Link allows you to use the copyboard scanning mechanism to scan in what you write on the writing surface into your PC. You can then store and print these images at any time. About This Manual This manual assumes that you are familiar with the conventions in operating any ®...
  • Page 4 5) Turn on the computer, then turn on the copyboard. FCC COMPLIANCE This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interfer- ence in a residential installation.
  • Page 5: Package Contents

    Installation and Setup Before Use This chapter takes you through each step of the installation process. Read it carefully to ensure a problem-free installation. Package Contents Before you begin the CopyPoint PC Link installation, please check the contents of your package: One (1) set Software Installation CD-ROM CopyPoint PC Link Cable with 25-pin and 9-pin connector Warranty and Licensing Materials...
  • Page 6: Before You Install Software

    Setting Up the Copyboard and Computer to Work Together Before You Install Software Your Copyboard and computer can work together only if you install the Brother Software. Operations run in the background of your PC memory, keeping your personal computer free for other tasks. WARNING It is important that you connect your Copyboard to your computer before you install the software.
  • Page 7: Installing The Brother Software

    Installing the Brother Software Insert the Brother CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The Software Installation program appears automatically when you insert the Brother CD-ROM. If the Software Installation program doesn’t appear automatically, select Start from the desktop, Run and then enter x:\SETUP.EXE. (“x”...
  • Page 8: Other Options

    Other Options Install Acrobat Reader If you don’t have Acrobat Reader installed, you should install it now. You will need this to see the Online Manual. View Online Manual ® The PaperPort instructions and help files are in the online documentation on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 9 1 - 4 S E T T I N G U P C O P Y B O A R D...
  • Page 10 Using ScanSoft™ PaperPort ® and ScanSoft™ TextBridge ® ® PaperPort for Brother is a document management application. You will ® ® use PaperPort to view incoming images. PaperPort has a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, filing system that will help you organize your files. It allows you to combine or “stack”...
  • Page 11: Viewing Items In Scansoft™ Paperport

    ® Viewing Items in ScanSoft™ PaperPort ® PaperPort 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 Desktop.
  • Page 12: Links To Many Other Applications

    Links to Many Other Applications ® PaperPort automatically recognizes many other applications on your computer and creates a “working link” to them. The Link Bar at the bottom of Desktop view shows icons of those linked applications. To use a link, drag an item onto one of the icons to start the application represented by the icon.
  • Page 13: Importing Items From Other Applications

    Importing Items from Other Applications ® In addition to scanning items, you can bring items into PaperPort 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 Microsoft Excel.
  • Page 14 Click the Twain button on the Tool Bar, then you can find the following window and click O.K. button. Click OK until you find the screen below. Click on Auto Detect. The most suitable port is selected automatically. If you connect your PC COM ports to the Brother Copyboard and other device such as Brother MFC, select the COM port that the copyboard is connected to on the PC manually.
  • Page 15: Prescanning An Image

    Scanning what you write on the writing surface Accessing the Scanner ® From the PaperPort window, select the Scan or Twain button or from the File drop-down menu choose Acquire. CopyPoint PC Link’s Twain dialog box will appear: Scanning what you write on the copyboard writing surface into the PC Make sure the cable between the copyboard and PC are connected.
  • Page 16 How to use PreScan to adjust an Image: Press Feed to make the page you want to scan appear on the copyboard. Select the PreScan button from the twain dialog box. The entire image on the writing surface will be scanned into the PC and will appear in the Scanning Area of the Scanner window.
  • Page 17 Changing Port setting When you reconnect or change the plug on your PC, set the port again. Click on Twain, then click OK until you find the screen as below. Click on Auto Detect. The most suitable port is selected automatically. If you connect your PC COM ports to the Brother Copyboard and other device such as Brother MFC, select the COM port that the copyboard is connected to on the PC manually.
  • Page 18 Brother International Corporation 100 Somerset Corporate Boulevard P.O. Box 6911 Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0911 USA Brother International Corporation (Canada), Ltd. 1 rue Hotel de Ville, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC, CANADA H9B 3H6 Visit us on the World Wide Web at: This machine is made for use in the USA and Canada only. We...

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