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Scanning two-sided documents with a single-sided document feeder

Have you ever needed to scan two-sided documents, but your document feeder only scans one side at a time? Use VueScan's PDF | Interleave command and you can scan two-sided (duplex) documents with your scanner.

Here's how to do it:

Adjust output settings

  1. Select the Input tab at the top of the Options panel
  2. Set Input | File type to PDF.

Scan the front sides

  1. Place the documents in the document feeder front-side up
  2. Click the Scan button to start a new PDF file
  3. The PDF file now contains pages 1,3,5,7,9

Scan the back sides

  1. Place the documents in the document feeder back-side up
  2. Click the Scan+ button to append to the PDF file
  3. The PDF file now contains pages 1,3,5,7,9,10,8,6,4,2

Rearrange the pages

  1. Use the PDF | Interleave command to rearrange the pages
  2. The PDF file now contains pages 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
  3. Click the View button to view the multi-page PDF file