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Scanning many photographs in a batch

If you have a whole pile of prints of the same size that you want to scan, you can reduce the amount of time it takes. All you have to is to follow these simple steps:

Load and preview first image

  1. Place the photo with its short edge against the short, bottom edge of the scanner
  2. Set Crop | Crop size to the smallest size that will contain the picture
  3. Follow steps 1 and 2 in the Basic Workflow section to preview your first photo

Scan and repeat

  1. Click the Scan button
  2. Remove the photo
  3. Place another photo on the scanner in exactly the same position
  4. Click the Scan button again
  5. Repeat until the job is done

or... Use VueScan's auto repeat facility

  1. This automates the batch scanning process completely, so you don't have to keep clicking the Scan button
  2. On the Options panel select the Input tab
  3. Set Input | Auto repeat to a 5 sec delay
  4. Click the Scan button. Once VueScan has completed the first scan, place the next image in the exactly the same position.
  5. Wait - VueScan will start the next scan in five seconds
  6. Repeat until you're done, then click the Cancel button

In each case, VueScan will carry out a full scan of the images, saving each one automatically as it is processed.