Canon multipass l60 User Manual

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Summary of Contents of user manual for Canon multipass l60

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    Canon MultiPASS™ L60 MultiPASS™ Desktop Manager for Windows Version 2.61 Software User's Guide

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    Copyright © 1998 by Canon, Inc. All rights reserved. This manual may not be reproduced in any form, in...

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    Contents Chapter 1 Introduction .................................................................................................... 1-1 Desktop Manager Features: an Overview ................................................... 1-2 Desktop Manager Software Package ........................................................... 1-3...

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    Chapter 5 PC Faxing ......................................................................................................... 5-1 Faxing with Your Computer .......................................................................... 5-2 Sending a Fax from Your Computer (PC Faxing)...

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    Adjusting Contrast and Brightness ..................................................... 6-19 Changing Gamma Curve Values ......................................................... 6-20 Adjusting Histogram Tone Levels ...................................................... 6-21 Using...

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    Setting Up Receive Fax Options .......................................................... 8-10 Setting Up Advanced Receive Fax Options ....................................... 8-12 Setting Up Speed Dial...

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    Introduction Chapter 1 Introduction Welcome and congratulations on your purchase of the Canon MultiPASS L60 and accompanying MultiPASS Desktop...

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    Desktop Manager Features: an Overview The following list presents an overview of some of the features of the Desktop Manager....

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    Introduction You can export any document from the Desktop Manager as a graphic in a .TIF file format. ❏...

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    ❏ L60 Printer Driver The L60 printer driver allows you to use the L60 as the default printer in...

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    Introduction System Requirements To successfully install and operate the Desktop Manager with the L60, your system must meet the...

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    Conventions Used in This Guide The following types of formatting identify specific types of information provided in this guide. Italicized...

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    Introduction Other User Assistance In addition to this guide, the following user assistance provides information and instructions on using...

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    1-8 Introduction Chapter 1

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    Chapter 2 Installing the Desktop Manager Software Desktop Manager Installing the Software This chapter contains information and instructions for...

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    Installing the Software When you install the printer driver and Desktop Manager, you are also installing the fax and scan...

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    • Your preferred mode for receiving faxes with the L60: Automatically switching between a telephone and fax calls, automatically...

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    n If you are attempting to reinstall the Desktop Manager software, you must first uninstall your current installation of the...

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    Method #2: Manual Installation If AutoRun is turned off on your computer, or if your CD-ROM drive doesn’t work...

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    n During the installation procedure, follow these guidelines: Press Next to move from one screen to the next. ❏ Make...

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    Setting the Default Printer When you installed the printer driver software, the system automatically sets the L60 as the default...

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    To change the default port: 1. On the Windows desktop, click Start, and then point to Settings. 2. On...

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    Chapter 3 Printing with the L60 This chapter contains information and instructions for printing a document from a Windows...

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    Printing a Document Once you have installed the software, you are ready to print a document— from a Windows application,...

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    Printing Envelopes When printing envelopes, use the following guidelines to achieve the best results. ❏ Use the appropriate size envelope:...

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    To load envelopes: 1. Prepare the envelopes. Arrange the stack of envelopes on a firm surface and press down...

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    3. Adjust the paper guides to the stack of envelopes. Printing with the L60 4. Move the paper delivery...

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    Changing the Printer Settings Print options consist of settings that determine the type of output for your document. As mentioned...

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    Setting Paper Options When printing a document, you can set the orientation, paper size, and paper feed. 1. In the...

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    If you want a custom paper size, refer to the next section for instructions. 4. Under Media Type, select...

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    2. Under Save Custom Size, in the Unit list box, select the unit of measure by which you want...

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    2. Under Print Quality, specify whether you want to print graphics with a lower or higher resolution. 3. Under...

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    4. If you selected Custom as your print model, click Option. For detailed instructions, refer to the next section....

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    • Fine To use a small pattern of dots that creates a smooth appearance with an average range of...

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    Printing with the L60 Using the Setup Analyser When you print a document, you may want to have the...

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    Toner Saving The Toner Saving option enables you to print documents from Windows applications with your L60 using a...

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    4. Drag the setting icon from Save Current Setting to one of the positions (docks) under Saved Settings. You...

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    3-16 Printing with the L60 Chapter 3

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    Chapter 4 Using the Desktop Manager This chapter provides an overview of the basic features of the Desktop Manager....

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    Desktop Manager: an Overview The MultiPASS Desktop Manager is a full-featured Windows application that enables you to use your L60...

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    To open the MultiPASS Desktop Manager: 1. On the Windows desktop, click Start, and then point to Programs. 2....

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    ❏ Menu Bar The menu bar contains commands that enable you to perform the various Desktop Manager tasks. Some...

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    The width of the work area can be adjusted by dragging the border between the work area and folders...

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    ❏ Status Bar The status bar displays information about the selected document or folder, or a description of the...

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    In Box Folder The In Box folder stores all incoming faxes, that is, all documents that were sent to...

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    User-Defined Folders You can create an unlimited number of folders for your own use. These folders are listed immediately following...

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    To open a folder: In the folders list, click the desired folder. Document View Document View presents each individual...

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    List View List View presents the documents within the open folder as a list. Each document on the list...

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    You can change the order of the listed documents in the user-defined folders. Typically, documents in user-defined folders are...

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    4-12 Using the Desktop Manager Chapter 4

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    Chapter 5 PC Faxing This chapter provides information and instructions for sending and receiving a fax, setting up the...

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    Faxing with Your Computer You can use the Desktop Manager, with the L60, to send and receive faxes. The Fax...

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    To send a PC fax: 1. Within your Windows application, with the document open, click the print command. 2....

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    • For a one-time recipient, enter the appropriate name and fax number information in the Last Name, First Name,...

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    • To close the dialog box without sending the fax, canceling any fax options, click Cancel. The MultiPASS Desktop...

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    Removing a Fax Recipient You can remove a recipient included in the Recipients list box by clicking the recipient...

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    Defining Send Fax Options The following sections provide additional information on defining the optional send fax options. Attaching a...

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    Entering the Information for the Fax Sender To identify the sender of the PC fax, you enter your name...

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    Processing the Fax You can send your fax—either now or later—only when at least one recipient is specified. If...

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    Creating a Fax Memo A fax memo is generally a brief, one-page fax sent directly from the Desktop Manager, without...

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    3. When you have finished your entries, process the fax. • To process the fax for immediate sending, click...

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    ❏ Print the fax directly from the L60 If you prefer, you can set the L60 to automatically print...

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    Using the Fax Log The Fax Log contains a list of the fax activity (faxes sent and received) for the...

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    To print the Fax Log: 1. In the Fax Log dialog box, click Print. 2. In the print dialog...

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    Features of the Address Book This section provides an overview of the basics of the Address Book window. Address Book...

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    Working with Address Book Entries When open, the Address Book displays a list of the address entries you currently have...

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    To add or edit an individual entry: 1. With the Address Book open, click the command to add or...

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    • If adding a new entry, click Add. • If editing an entry, click Replace. • To cancel without...

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    The dialog box provides the same fields of information, whether you are adding or editing a group entry. When...

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    Using a Group Address When you specify a group address when sending a fax, the individual addresses for the...

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    Importing the Address Book You may have an existing address book, created by another application, containing the entries you want...

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    2. In the Import Address Book dialog box, specify the location and filename to import. Then click OK. In...

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    Exporting the Address Book You can export the Address Book from Desktop Manager to an ASCII text file. The exported...

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    • To assign the correct name, drag the titled button to the column title. 3. When the appropriate names...

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    You open the Cover Page Designer from either the Windows desktop or the MultiPASS Desktop Manager. To open the...

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    Features of the Cover Page Designer Window This section provides an overview of the basics of the Cover Page Designer...

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    In addition to the buttons, the toolbar also provides you with drop- down list boxes that enable you to...

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    6. When you have completed the cover page design, click Save on the File menu or toolbar. In the...

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    5. Locate the held fax document and open it in the Document Viewer. To do so, do one of...

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    ❏ Drag a field from the variables bin to the desired location in the layout area. ❏ On the...

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    Since the Memo field typically contains multiple lines of information, this variable field does provide automatic text wrapping. However,...

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    For fields that are placed in a column, you can align them on the right or left border of...

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    To rename the originally opened cover page: On the File menu, click Rename. In the Rename dialog box, specify...

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    To define the print setup: 1. With the Cover Page Designer open, on the File menu, click Print Setup....

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    • To print the cover page, click Print. • To enlarge or reduce the view size, click Zoom In...

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    5-36 PC Faxing Chapter 5

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    Chapter 6 Scanning This chapter provides information and instructions for scanning with your L60. ❏ Overview of Scanning ................................................................................

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    Overview of Scanning You can use the L60 to scan documents from the Desktop Manager, or from a TWAIN-compliant Windows...

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    Toolbar Scan Options Preview Area Tabs Status Bar ❏ Toolbar The toolbar provides buttons for performing certain tasks when...

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    ❏ Status Bar The status bar displays information about the status of the scan process. The information can include...

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    3. In the ScanGear window, specify the following preview scan options for your document as needed: Scan Mode, Scan...

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    3. In the ScanGear window, specify the following preview scan options for your document as needed: Scan Mode, Scan...

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    • Black and White Black and white images are scanned at one bit per pixel. For applications that request...

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    To create a custom scan resolution: 1. In the Scan Resolution list box, select Custom. 2. In the Custom...

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    Changing a Custom Resolution Once you have set a custom resolution, you can change it. To change a custom...

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    Setting Preferences You can select a preference that governs how your source image is scanned. Text Enhanced is designed for...

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    n Because the L60 does not scan in colour, the Canon ColorGear™ Colour Matching option has no effect upon your...

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    Setting Black and White Options If you choose black and white as your scan mode, you also choose one of...

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    Clearing the Preview Area In case the preview image does not serve your purpose, you can quickly remove it from...

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    Adjusting the Selection Size When you first preview an image, the selection size is the same as the paper size...

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    3. To draw the selected area, click Crop on the toolbar and drag diagonally across an area of the...

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    To create a mirror image of the preview image: On the toolbar, click Mirror. Rotating an Image You can...

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    Adjusting the Tone of the Preview Image The tone of an image is its shading and combination of colours. Adjusting...

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    ❏ Toolbar With the buttons on the toolbar, you can access settings which affect different aspects of image tone,...

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    Adjusting Contrast and Brightness You can adjust the contrast and/or brightness of a greyscale image. To adjust the contrast or...

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    Changing Gamma Curve Values With the Gamma curve you can change the mid-tones of the image to increase its contrast,...

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    Adjusting Histogram Tone Levels You can use a histogram tool to adjust the tone shadow for the preview image. Using...

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    When you adjust the white-point, all tones in the image lighter than the selected white-point are adjusted to white....

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    2. In the Open dialog box, select the file name you want to load. Click Open. Using Tone Curves...

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    Using a Custom Tone Curve If you want to experiment with tones, you can create a custom tone curve....

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    2. To add a handle to the tone curve, click on or near the curve. 3. To move a...

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    If you use threshold as your scan option, since it is by definition a high contrast image mode, you...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Chapter 7 Working with Documents in the Desktop Manager This chapter contains...

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    Managing Your Documents in the Desktop Manager Once you send a PC fax, receive a fax, or scan an image,...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Printing a Document in the Desktop Manager You can print a document...

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    Working with Jobs in the Out Box Folder For each PC fax you send a job is created in the...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with ❏ Send a PC fax that has been scheduled for sending later,...

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    The Desktop Manager continues to try sending the fax until the transmission is successful or the Desktop Manager exceeds...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Sending a Scheduled, Held, Failed, or Stopped PC Fax A PC fax...

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    Creating a Folder To better organise your documents in the MultiPASS Desktop Manager, you can create additional folders. When you...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with To move a document: 1. In either Document View or List View,...

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    Renaming a Document or Folder You can rename a user-defined folder or a document except in the Out Box and...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Deleting a Document or Folder You can delete a document or user-defined...

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    Emptying the Trash Folder If you moved documents to the Trash folder, the documents remain in the folder until you...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with 3. In the Import Tiff File dialog box, specify the drive, directory,...

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    Attaching a Document to Electronic Mail (E-mail) If you have a MAPI-compatible e-mail application installed on your system, you can...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Scrolling Through a Multi-page Document You scroll through a multiple-page document to...

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    Splitting a Document You can split a document into two documents. You can split a document from any page after...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Annotating a Document You can open a document to view its contents,...

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    To open a document in the Document Viewer: In the Desktop Manager, do one of the following: ❏ Double-click...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Features of the Document Viewer Window This section provides an overview of...

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    In addition to the buttons, the toolbar also provides you with a drop- down list box that enables you...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with ❏ Page Panel The page panel contains a number of buttons, one...

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    Changing the Document Orientation You may need to rotate a document for easier reading. For example, the document may...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Adjusting the Image Display For ease of viewing and better visibility, you...

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    Reviewing Information About the Document Image As a reference, you can display information about the document currently displayed in...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Annotation panel for a sticky-note: select font, font size, special effects. 2....

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    ❏ On the Annotation Panel, click the White Out tool. At the desired location on the displayed page, drag...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with 2. In the Choose Stamp dialog box, select the desired stamp from...

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    To create a drawing object: 1. On the annotation panel, click the drawing object tool : Arrow/Line, Rectangle, or...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Revising Your Annotations Once you have created annotations in your document, you...

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    To change the layered position of an annotation: Select the annotation and do one of the following: ❏ To...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with Saving All or Part of a Base Page of Your Document The...

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    Removing an Annotation If you decide you no longer want an annotation to appear in your document, you can...

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    Documents in the Desktop Manager Working with 2. In the Export dialog box, specify the drive, directory, filename, and...

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    7-34 Working with Documents in the Desktop Manager Chapter 7

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    Chapter 8 L60 Setup and Other Utilities in the Desktop Manager Other Utilities in the Desktop Manager L60 Setup...

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    Setting Up L60 Options in the Desktop Manager The Desktop Manager contains setup options that define the operation of your...

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    The following instructions summarise the procedures for changing the L60 setup options in the Desktop Manager. For additional information,...

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    Setting Up Preferences You can change the following options on the Preferences tab. ❏ Date Format You select the format...

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    When you select this option, the Phone command (on the File menu and toolbar) becomes available in the Desktop...

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    ❏ Phone Line You specify the dialling method the L60 will use: touch tone or rotary pulse. You also...

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    Other Utilities in the Desktop Manager L60 Setup and ❏ Speed You set the transmission speed used to send...

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    ❏ Off Hook Alarm You select this option to turn on the alarm if the telephone handset is off-hook....

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    ❏ M-Key (United Kingdom only) (E-Key—Spain only) You may be planning on using an alternative long-distance phone service (such...

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    Setting Up Receive Fax Options You can change the following options on the Receive Fax tab. ❏ Paper Size You...

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    • Automatically receive only fax calls • Require you to manually answer the incoming call and then set the...

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    Restoring the Default Settings After making changes, to restore the default settings for the options, click Use Defaults. Setting...

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    ❏ Error Correction (ECM) You select this option to reduce system and line errors when receiving a fax. With...

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    ❏ Answering Machine Mode Options You use this option only if: you set the receive mode on the Receive...

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    Other Utilities in the Desktop Manager L60 Setup and Assigning an Individual Recipient to a Speed Dial Code This...

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    To add a recipient to the Address Book: 1. Click New. 2. In the New Individual Entry dialog box,...

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    4. In the Speed Dial list box, select the first recipient and click Add. Repeat this procedure until the...

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    To place a phone call from the Desktop Manager: 1. In the Desktop Manager, click Phone on the File...

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    5. When the Dialling Phone dialog box displays, you are prompted to pick up the handset. If you want...

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    Using the Minimized Status Monitor The minimized Status Monitor appears as a button on the Windows desktop in the taskbar....

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    To open the menu on the Status Monitor window: Click the right mouse button in the Status Monitor window....

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    ❏ Receiving Fax This status indicates the L60 is receiving a fax document. The Status Monitor window displays the...

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    If you decide you need to disconnect the L60 from the designated port and/or attach another device to the...

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    Removing MultiPASS Background from StartUp Closing the MultiPASS Background does not remove it from the Windows StartUp group. If you...

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    To restart the MultiPASS Background : 1. On the Windows desktop, click Start and then point to Programs. 2....

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    Disconnecting the L60 You can disconnect the L60 if you want to use the parallel port for another purpose. Before...

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    The MultiPASS Diagnostics displays a message indicating if all tests were performed successfully. Messages appear suggesting solutions for any...

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    Uninstalling the Desktop Manager You remove the L60 printer and fax drivers, as well as uninstall the Desktop Manager software....

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    To complete the uninstall process: Once you have deleted the drivers, the Desktop Manager, and the scan software, be...

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    8-30 L60 Setup and Other Utilities in the Desktop Manager Chapter 8

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    Chapter 9 Frequently Asked Questions This chapter contains information for questions you may have when operating Desktop Manager with...

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    Faxes Are Not Being Sent Correctly. ❏ Is the operation panel blank? You might have a power problem. Check that...

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    ❏ Full paper supply ❏ Whether the fax unit is a G3 machine ❏ Whether the unit supports ECM...

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    ❏ Are you receiving faxes but the faxes have errors? In the Advanced Receive Fax setup options dialog box,...

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    ❏ Is the L60 warm to the touch? The unit might have overheated and shut down. Turn the unit...

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    ❏ Desktop Manager In the Desktop Manager, on the Setup menu, click Receive Fax. On the Receive Fax tab,...

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    Paper Is Not Loading Correctly. ❏ Does paper not load into the unit? The multi-purpose tray might contain too many...

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    9-8 Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 9

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    Appendix A Fax/Phone Characters Whenever entering or setting up a fax or phone number in the Desktop Manager—when sending...

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    A-2 Fax/Phone Characters Appendix A

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    Glossary A Application Software prepared for a specific function or set of functions. Examples of an application program include...

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    D Default setting A system setting incorporated at the factory and permanently registered application. Also, a value or a...

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    PC fax An electronic way to send and receive faxes from your computer. A PC fax is sent from...

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    G-4 Glossary

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    Index A Arrangement Active job of documents in Document View 7-14 stopping in the Out Box folder 7-6 Attaching...

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    Cover Page Designer Document tasks opening and closing 5-25 annotating 7-17 overview of the window features 5-26 arranging in Document...

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    E Fax/phone characters E-mail using in the Desktop Manager A-1 attaching a document in the Desktop Folder Manager 7-14 creating...

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    I List View Idle status described 4-10 for the Status Monitor 8-21 Image tone. See Scan tone M Import M-Key...

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    Paper options reversing the tone 6-15 setting a custom size in the printer rotating an image 6-16 driver 3-8 scaling...

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    Remove a page moving an image 6-15 from a document 7-15 reversing the tone 6-15 Renaming rotating an image 6-16...

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    Send Fax setup Tone curves for the L60 8-5 using to adjust scan tone 6-22 Sending Fax status Tone graph...

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    Volume setup 8-5 W Whiteout concealing a region of a document 7-25 I-8 Index

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