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Scan Using Control Panel Functions

Using control panel functions
Assigning an application in the EPSON Smart Panel window
Assigning a different application on Windows

Using control panel functions

This product allows you to scan an image to a computer or send an e-mail with the scanned image attached by using the buttons on the control panel. Before using this feature, make sure you have installed EPSON Scan and EPSON Smart Panel on your computer.

Note:
  • For help on the EPSON Smart Panel software, click the question mark at the lower right corner of the window.

Note for Windows users:
The Scanner events are supported by Windows. You can assign a desired application to the buttons on this product. See Assigning a different application on Windows for details on setting up the buttons.

Note for Mac OS X users:
The desired applications may not properly start when you press the buttons. For solutions, see Pressing the buttons on the control panel does not start scanning or Pressing the buttons on the control panel in a Mac OS X environment starts the Classic mode.

Scanning to your computer

You can scan an image and then save the scanned image on your computer.

Connect this product to your computer with a USB cable, and then start up the computer.

Place your materials on the document table.
Placing Films
Placing Documents and Photos

Press the Scan button to enter the Scan Mode.

Select Scan to PC.

1. Select Scan to PC.
2. Press the OK button.

EPSON Smart Panel window appears.

Click an application icon. The selected application opens and starts scanning, and then the scanned image is automatically sent to application. Refer to the EPSON Smart Panel online help for details.

Caution:
Never open the scanner unit while scanning or copying; otherwise, you may damage this product.

Scanning directly to your e-mail

You can scan an image and then send an e-mail message with the scanned image attached.

Note:
An e-mail program must be installed on your computer before you can use this feature.

Connect this product to your computer, and then start up the computer.

Place your materials on the document table.
Placing Films
Placing Documents and Photos

Press the Scan button to enter the Scan Mode.

Select Scan to Email.

1. Select Scan to Email.
2. Press the OK button.

The EPSON Smart Panel window appears.

EPSON Scan automatically previews the image and recognizes its image type.

Note:
To cancel the operation, click Pause and then click Close.

The following window appears with a progress bar to indicate the scanning progress. You can see the type of document being scanned. When scanning multiple photos, you can also see the number of scanned images.

Images are automatically optimized. You can scan easily and quickly without changing any complex settings. EPSON Scan automatically recognizes the image type, locates the target image, detects the skew of the target image, adjusts the exposure, and then starts scanning.

The scanned image is transferred to a pre-selected e-mail program and then attached to a new e-mail message.

Note:
  • If no e-mail program has been selected, the Launch Assistant dialog box appears.
  • For details about the settings, refer to the EPSON Smart Panel documentation.


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Assigning an application in the EPSON Smart Panel window

To assign an application in the EPSON Smart Panel window to the buttons on the control panel, follow the steps below.

Start EPSON Smart Panel.
Starting EPSON Smart Panel

Select an application from the EPSON Smart Panel list box.

The selected application is assigned to the buttons on the control panel.

Note:
The Scan button icon appears next to the application which is currently assigned to the buttons on the control panel.


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Assigning a different application on Windows

You can assign any application, other than EPSON Smart Panel, which supports the Scanner events (for example, Imaging for Windows, as long as it is installed) on Windows to the buttons on the control panel. When you press the buttons on the control panel, EPSON Scan's dialog box opens or scanning starts and the scanned image is automatically sent to the application (which does not need to be opened manually).

Make sure the application supports the Scanner events and then follow the steps.

Note for Macintosh users:
You cannot assign any application other than EPSON Smart Panel to the buttons on the control panel.

For Windows XP users

Double-click the Scanners and Cameras icon in Control Panel.

Right-click this product's icon and select Properties.

Select the Events tab.

Select a desired button from the Select an event list. Select Start this program and then select the desired application from the list.

Note:
  • If Prompt for which program to run is selected, when the button is pressed, a dialog box appears to prompt you to select an application from the list.
  • Some applications do not support linkage to scanners and digital cameras. Linkage is available only for applications which appear on the list.

To save your settings, click Apply and then OK.

Note:
You need to click Apply whenever you change a button setting.

If you need to disable the Scanner events, select Take no action in the Properties dialog box.

For Windows Me, 98, and 2000 users

Note for Windows 98 and 2000 users:
Screen shot for Windows Me is used in this section, so they may differ in appearance from what actually appears on your screen. The instructions are the same.

Click Start, point to Settings, and select Control Panel.

Double-click the Scanners and Cameras icon.

For Windows Me users:
Right-click this product's icon and select Properties.

For Windows 98 and 2000 users:
Select this product from the installed scanners and cameras list. Click Properties.

Select the Events tab.

Select a desired button from the Scanner events list and then select the check box of the desired application in the Send to this application list; clear the rest of the check boxes.

Note:
  • If multiple applications are selected, when the button is pressed, a dialog box appears to prompt you to select just one from the list.
  • Some applications do not support linkage to scanners and digital cameras. Linkage is available only with the applications that appear in the Send to this application list.

To save your settings, click Apply and then OK.

Note:
You need to click Apply whenever you change a button setting.

Note for Windows 2000 users:
Be sure to restart the computer.

If you need to disable the Scanner events, select the Disable device events check box in the scanner's Properties dialog box.


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