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P2WW-2640-01ENZ0
CardMinder
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User's Guide

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    P2WW-2640-01ENZ0 CardMinder User’s Guide...

  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction CardMinder is an application that scans your cards with an image scanner and converts them into the address database. This manual provides an overview and describes the windows and functions of CardMinder. Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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    Introduction Use in High-Safety Applications This product has been designed and manufactured on the assumption that it will be used in office, personal, domestic, regular industrial, and general-purpose applications. It has not been designed and manufactured for use in applications (simply called "high- safety applications"...

  • Page 4: About This Manual

    Introduction ■ About This Manual Structure of This Manual This manual consists of the following: Chapter 1 What Is CardMinder? This chapter provides an introduction and overview of the CardMinder features and system requirements, and describes how to start up and close CardMin- der.

  • Page 5: Screen Examples In This Manual

    Introduction Screen Examples in This Manual Screenshots in this manual are used according to guidelines provided by Microsoft Corporation. The screen examples in this manual are subject to change without notice in the interest of product improvement. All the screenshots in this manual were taken from Windows Vista. Depending on the operating system, the actual screen may differ from the screen examples shown in this manual.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ................... 2 ■About This Manual ................ 4 Chapter 1 What Is CardMinder? ..........8 Outline ..................9 Features ..................10 System Requirements .............. 11 Starting Up and Closing ............13 ■CardMinder ................... 13 ■CardMinder Viewer ................14 ■CardMinder Mobile Viewer ..............15 Chapter 2 Operation Windows..........

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    Contents Chapter 4 User Authority ............34 Appendix A Starting Up Help ............ 35 ■CardMinder Help ................... 35 ■CardMinder Mobile Viewer Help ............36 Appendix B Installing/Uninstalling ........... 37 ■Installing ....................37 ■Uninstalling.................... 37 Index..................... 38...

  • Page 8: Chapter 1 What Is Cardminder

    Chapter 1 What Is CardMinder? This chapter provides an introduction and overview of the CardMinder features and system requirements, and describes how to start up and close CardMinder. Outline ............9 Features .

  • Page 9: Outline

    1.1 Outline 1.1 Outline CardMinder software manages card information using an OCR (Optical Character Recogni- tion) engine. CardMinder efficiently digitalizes a number of cards at once, helps to search the collected card data swiftly, and creates a database of the clients' information effectively. An OCR (Optical Character Recognition) engine can be used, and recognized data can be shared with a PIM (Personal Information Manager).

  • Page 10: Features

    1.2 Features 1.2 Features CardMinder contains the following features: • Scan one side or both sides of cards, at just one touch of the button on the scanner (ScanSnap). • Recognize characters on cards, and automatically convert them into database records.

  • Page 11: System Requirements

    Estimate the total amount of necessary disk space according to the number of cards. *4: ScanSnap is a color image scanner. For more details, visit our website at: http://scansnap.fujitsu.com To recognize and view Japanese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), and Korean cards, change the settings as follows: •...

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    1.3 System Requirements The following cards can be used in CardMinder. Types of cards Cards scanned with the ScanSnap or scanners compliant with TWAIN standards • Size When using the ScanSnap Smaller than A6 size • When using a TWAIN-compliant scanner Sizes that can be scanned with the scanner to be used Side for character recogni- Front...

  • Page 13: Starting Up And Closing

    1.4 Starting Up and Closing 1.4 Starting Up and Closing This section describes how to start up and close CardMinder. ■ CardMinder The procedures for starting up and closing CardMinder are as follows. Starting Up Follow the procedure below. Select the [Start] menu→[All Programs]→[CardMinder]→[CardMinder]. ⇒...

  • Page 14: Cardminder Viewer

    1.4 Starting Up and Closing You can also close CardMinder in the following ways. • Click the [Close] button ( ) in the title bar. • Double-click the [Application Button] ( ■ CardMinder Viewer The procedures for starting up and closing CardMinder Viewer are as follows. Starting Up Follow the procedure below.

  • Page 15: Cardminder Mobile Viewer

    1.4 Starting Up and Closing ■ CardMinder Mobile Viewer The procedures for starting up and closing CardMinder Mobile Viewer are as follows. Starting Up Follow the procedure below. Connect the removable media containing CardMinder Mobile Viewer and the card data, to a computer other than the computer with which scan- ning was performed.

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    1.4 Starting Up and Closing Closing Follow the procedure below. Click the [Close] button ( ) in the title bar. ⇒ CardMinder Mobile Viewer is closed. You can also close CardMinder Mobile Viewer by double-clicking in the title bar.

  • Page 17: Chapter 2 Operation Windows

    Chapter 2 Operation Windows This chapter describes details of windows for operating CardMinder. CardMinder is used to manage card data on the CardMinder window. By using the CardMinder Viewer window, card data from other applications can be searched. By using the CardMinder Mobile Viewer window, card data scanned with a computer can be checked on another computer.

  • Page 18: Cardminder Window

    2.1 CardMinder Window 2.1 CardMinder Window This window is used to manage card data. The composition of the CardMinder window is as follows. Application Button Ribbon Database Saving Folder Quick Access Toolbar Card Image Basic Search Toolbar Edit Data Status Bar Card Data List Attached File Folder List...

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    2.1 CardMinder Window • Ribbon Contains necessary commands for operations, arranged in groups as tabs. Card scanning or card data editing operations are arranged according to type, and assigned to a tab as follows. − [Home] tab − [Data Editing] tab −...

  • Page 20: Ribbon Buttons

    2.1 CardMinder Window Select the range containing a person’s full name or company name in the card image to be re-recognized, and click the corresponding button, . The re-recognition process takes place over the selected range only, and the OCRed text is overwritten in the corresponding field. •...

  • Page 21: Data Editing] Tab

    2.1 CardMinder Window Button icon Button name Description Webpage Sets the URL shown in the Edit Data pane, and starts the Web browser. If multiple card data is selected, operation is not pos- sible. Application Clicking sends the OCRed text to the selected application.

  • Page 22: Image Operation] Tab

    2.1 CardMinder Window Button icon Button name Description Delete File Deletes the selected attachment file. Properties Shows the properties of the selected attachment file. • [Image Operation] Tab Button icon Button name Description Rotate Clicking rotates the front of the selected card data image by 90 degrees.

  • Page 23: Recognize Item] Tab

    2.1 CardMinder Window Button icon Button name Description Split View Shows both sides of a card image by splitting the Vertically Card Image pane vertically. Split View Shows both sides of a card image by splitting the Horizontally Card Image pane horizontally. Fit to Area Fits a card image to the Card Image pane height and width.

  • Page 24: Mini Toolbar

    2.1 CardMinder Window The [Recognize Item] tab is only shown when an area of a card image is selected. Mini Toolbar The names and functions of buttons shown in the Mini Toolbar are as follows: Button Button name Description Fit to Area Fits a card image to the Card Image pane height and width.

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    2.1 CardMinder Window Button Button name Description Job Title Recognizes the job title in a selected area. (*1) ZIP/Postal Codes Recognizes the ZIP/postal codes in a selected area. (*1) Address Recognizes the address in a selected area. (*1) Phone Number Recognizes the telephone number in a selected area.

  • Page 26: Cardminder Viewer Window

    2.2 CardMinder Viewer Window 2.2 CardMinder Viewer Window This window is used to search card data quickly. The composition of the CardMinder Viewer window is as follows. Image Toolbar Search Text Card Image Attachment Pane Search Result Data List • Image Toolbar Shows the buttons used for card operations in the Card Image pane.

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    2.2 CardMinder Viewer Window Button Button name Description Show Count of Business Shows "the position of the selected card Card data/the number of cards as research results". Next Shows the next card of the currently selected card image. Last Shows the last card image of the search results.

  • Page 28: Cardminder Mobile Viewer Window

    2.3 CardMinder Mobile Viewer Window 2.3 CardMinder Mobile Viewer Window Card data scanned with a computer can be checked on another computer in this window. Image Toolbar Search Text Card Data Pane Search Result Data List • Image Toolbar Buttons for operating CardMinder Mobile Viewer are shown on the Image Toolbar. The composition of the Image Toolbar is as follows.

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    2.3 CardMinder Mobile Viewer Window • Search Text Enter the character string for the required card data to be searched for (for example for "Full Name" or "Company"). • Search Result Data List A list of the card data found as a result of the character string entered in [Search Text] is shown.

  • Page 30: Chapter 3 Function List

    Chapter 3 Function List This chapter describes the various functions that can be used in CardMinder. For details on how to operate CardMinder, refer to the CardMinder Help and CardMinder Mobile Viewer Help. For how to start up the Help, refer to "Appendix A Starting Up Help"...

  • Page 31: Scanning Cards

    ■ Scanning Cards A card loaded in the scanner can be quickly scanned. The side, color, and resolution of the card to be scanned can also be specified. ■ Recognizing Cards When a scan is performed, the characters written on a card can be recognized. The language to be used for recognition can also be changed.

  • Page 32: Searching Card Data

    ■ Searching Card Data Required card data can be searched for from within the scanned card data. The following functions are available for searching. • Searching with the Basic Search Toolbar (Search the contents of the currently dis- played CardMinder database) Enter a "Full Name"...

  • Page 33: Managing The Cardminder Database

    ■ Managing the CardMinder Database A CardMinder database for storing card data can be created, viewed, protected with a pass- word, backed up and restored. Also, the database saving folder can be checked in CardMinder. Using the CardMinder database, the currently used CardMinder settings can be moved to another computer.

  • Page 34: Chapter 4 User Authority

    Chapter 4 User Authority This chapter describes user authority to use CardMinder. • For Windows 2000 or Windows XP Professional You must be authorized as Standard User (Power Users group) or higher levels of user to log on and use this software. •...

  • Page 35: Appendix A Starting Up Help

    Appendix A Starting Up Help This appendix describes how to start up Help when using CardMinder. ■ CardMinder Help CardMinder Help can be started up in the following way: Starting Up from the CardMinder Window To start up Help while using CardMinder, press the [F1] key on the keyboard, or click the [Help] button ( ) next to the Basic Search Toolbar.

  • Page 36: Cardminder Mobile Viewer Help

    Starting Up from the [Help] Button on the Displayed Window When using CardMinder, if the [Help] button is shown on the displayed window, clicking the [Help] button starts up Help. In this case, topics for the currently displayed window will be shown.

  • Page 37: Appendix B Installing/uninstalling

    Appendix B Installing/Uninstalling This appendix describes how to install and uninstall CardMinder. ■ Installing For details on how to install CardMinder, refer to ScanSnap Getting Started. ■ Uninstalling For details on how to uninstall CardMinder, refer to the ScanSnap Operator's Guide.

  • Page 38: Index

    Index Application Button ........18 Edit Data............. 19 Attached File ..........19 editing card data......... 31 Attachment Pane ........27 editing card images ........32 Exported folder ........... 19 Basic Search Toolbar......... 19 Folder List........... 19 function list ..........30 card data handling ........

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    Index OCR ............. 9 online update ..........33 Data Editing .......... 21 operation windows ........17 Home ............ 20 Image Operation........22 Recognize Item........23 View............22 PIM............... 9 Trash folder ..........19 Quick Access Toolbar ........ 18 uninstalling ..........37 user authority..........

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    CardMinder™ User’s Guide P2WW-2640-01ENZ0 Issue date December 2008 Issued by PFU LIMITED The contents of this manual are subject to change without notice. PFU LIMITED assumes no liability for incidental or consequential damages arising from the use of this manual, and any claims by a third party. Copying of the contents of this manual in whole or in part and copying of the scan- ner applications are prohibited under the copyright law.

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