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Scanners for Dummies? Paperback - 2001

by Mark L. Chambers


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Fully updated to cover new hardware and technology Here's how to choose a scanner, set it up, and start capturing images Flatbed or sheet-fed? USB or FireWire? And what the heck is a dpi, anyway? This handy guide tells you all that and more - everything you need to know to get the most use, and fun, out of your scanner. Choose the right image editing software, share photos online, even get the scoop on tricks the experts use. All this on the bonus CD-ROM Evaluation versions of Paint Shop Pro and Photo Album Adobe Photoshop Elements and Acrobat Professional tryout versions Mac GraphicConverter and VueScan trial versions SnapCopier(TM) and Ulead PhotoImpact XL trial versions Discover how to: Buy the right scanner for your needs Choose your software Fine-tune your scans Select and install extra equipment Edit images like a pro Keep your scanner happy and healthyNote: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included.

From the publisher

Unfortunately, making a decent scan is harder than anyone wants to admit, which is what makes this fun and easy guide so useful. After demystifying terms such as "pixels" and explaining how to select a scanner, expert Mark Chambers walks you through the art of scanning and shows how to use scanned images in a variety of cool projects.

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In medieval times, magicians known as alchemists used to weave tales of a wonderful box.

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  • Title Scanners for Dummies?
  • Author Mark L. Chambers
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition Book & CD-ROM
  • Pages 336
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher For Dummies, Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.
  • Date April 29, 2001
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780764507830 / 0764507834
  • Weight 1.31 lbs (0.59 kg)
  • Dimensions 9.24 x 7.4 x 0.82 in (23.47 x 18.80 x 2.08 cm)
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 00110794
  • Dewey Decimal Code 006.62

About the author

Mark L. Chambers's many books on computers and peripherals include Hewlett-Packard Official Recordable CD Handbook, Printer Handbook, and Building a PC For Dummies.
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