The Scanning Process
Scanning typically involves six major steps: selecting the part of the image to be scanned, setting color mode, setting spatial resolution, specifying output dimensions, making adjustments to image quality, and executing the scan.
Step 1: Selecting the Image Area
Scanning software includes a preview mode in which the scanner makes a rapid pass over the image and creates a low-resolution preview. Once the preview is on screen, the user outlines the area to be scanned by dragging a rectangle around it. This is the ...