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  • Scan to Folder with the ScanSnap Manager Quick Menu

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    A few weeks ago, we shared how to Scan to Folder” without using the “Quick Menu.”While turning the “Quick Menu” off may be a time-saver for ScanSnap veterans or ScanSnap users who are always scanning to the same place, keeping it on may work best for other users. Below, check out how you can “Scan to Folder” while keeping the “Quick Menu” on.

  • ScanSnap Mac Tip: How to Install an Alfred Workflow

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    With Macworld/iWorld 2014 around the corner, we’ve been on the lookout for interesting tips and applications catered specifically to the Mac-loving ScanSnap user. Our friend Brooks Duncan of DocumentSnap, aside from having great timing, recently shared an interesting post on installing a workflow to select a ScanSnap Manager profile using the popular Mac productivity app, […]

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  • Scan to Folder Without the Quick Menu

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

    ScanSnap software offers many scanning destinations such as “Scan to Word,” “Scan to SugarSync,” or “Scan to Print.” We find that most of our users are simply looking to scan their documents to a designated folder on their computer. “Scan to Folder” can be accomplished in two ways – with the Quick Menu turned on […]

  • How do I Password Protect My Scanned Files in ScanSnap Manager?

    Monday, March 3, 2014

    Provided here are steps to password protect your scanned files in ScanSnap Manager: Warning: If you forget your password then there is no way for Fujitsu to help you open your files. Also, the password protection functionality is only supported on PC platforms. This feature does NOT work with Mac. 1. Right-click on ScanSnap Manager […]

  • How to Do Background Scanning on a Mac With the S1100 and S1300i

    Friday, February 7, 2014

    We recently posted an article on how to do background scanning on the iX500 and received a lot of questions regarding the same functionality using other models. Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to do background scanning with the S1100 and S1300i. Control click on your “S” icon on your dock, go up to […]

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  • How to Do Background Scanning on a Mac

    Thursday, January 23, 2014

    Although active windows are great to show the scanning progress sometimes they can get in the way of your work flow. There is a quick and easy way to deactivate the pop-ups on your Mac just by changing a couple of settings. Start by clicking on the ScanSnap icon on your dock to activate the […]

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  • 12 Days of Holiday Scanning to Clear Your Clutter – Summary

    Monday, December 23, 2013

    This holiday season, we wanted to show how the ScanSnap SV600 can help you go paperless so that you can enjoy the holidays without the unnecessary headache of clutter. Day 1: How to organize your holiday catalogs by digitizing them with the ScanSnap SV600. Day 2: What do you do with the Christmas cards from last […]

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  • What to Do When You Lose Your ScanSnap Software or Your Computer Doesn’t Have a CD Drive

    Wednesday, December 11, 2013

    Are you having trouble finding your ScanSnap Software to install on your new computer? Do you have your software CD but no CD-drive in your new machine? Fortunately, we have you covered! There are two very easy ways to get the software you need to get your scanner up and running and you don’t need a […]

  • 12 Days of Holiday Scanning to Clear Your Clutter: Day 2 – Cards from Last Year!

    Friday, December 6, 2013

    On the second day of scanning what did I find… cards from last year! Oh my! I love Christmas cards! It is fun to hear from so many friends and family at one time. You get the cute picture cards so you can see how everyone has changed over the year: the long, typed, Christmas […]

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  • ScanSnap Tip: Run Software Online Update Periodically

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013

    Here at ScanSnap, we’re always trying to improve our products. We do this in a couple of ways, namely via introducing brand new products and also by providing enhancements to our software. Many times the enhancements to our software can bring with them big steps forward for the hardware’s capabilities. For instance, at the end […]

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