Hello friends! Do you need to send a scanned document as an attachment in an email and you are considering file size due to bandwidth restriction? Are you sharing a scanned document with a friend over the internet and size is becoming a limitation? There is a solution when using HP Scanners(most scanners have this feature, but we look at HP scanners in this post)! The HP Solution center gived you the ability to reduce scanned file sizes yet not negotiating quality. The trick is to reduce the resolution setting and allow the application do the compression for you. Thats it! The Higher the Output Resolution(ppi), the larger the file. The size will improve even better when the file is scanned in black and white.
Below are the steps required to configure the application for reduced resolution scanning. It is worthy to note that the reduced resolution does not cause your documents to become crampy and unreadable.
Step 1: Double click on HP Solution Center
Step 2: The Solutions Center Applet opens. Click on The Scan Document button.
Step 3: Select Document to PDF file and Click on Change Settings
Step 4: Click on Advanced document Settings
Step 5: Change the Output Resolution to 75ppi by clicking on the drop down menu then Click OK. This takes you back to the screen above.
Step 4: Click on Scan.
Step 5: Change the file name to name of the document and pint to the location you want it stored in using the Browse button of the Save Location field Click OK
This will scan the document and the resulting size will be small (within the Kb range contrary to the Mb range without changing the resolution).
Hope this is helpful?
The error below was encountered after finishing up with a user’s Google Apps E-mail configuration.
Steps to resolution.
The “C:\Program Files\Google\Google Apps Sync” was added this path to the path variable in the ‘system environment variables’ setting. Find screen shots below:
For Win 7
Step 1: Open any folder and type in the path “Control Panel\System and Security\System” or follow Start >> Right Click on Computers >> Properties.
Step 2: Click on Advanced System Settings and then Environment Variables
Step 3: Search for the path variable and double click.
Step 4: Add a ‘;C:\Program Files\Google\Google Apps Sync” to the end of the string in the Variable value field. On 64bit Systems the location of installation my be changed from Program Files to Program Files(x86) depending on the version of the Googe Apps sync installed if this is the case then the path to add is “C:\Program Files(x86)\Google\Google Apps Sync” should be added to the end of the string in the Variable value field. (Please
Note: the string must contain a ‘;’ before the actual path.
Stet 5: Click OK all the way.
Step 6: restart OUTLOOK.
For Win XP
Steps are the same, only that step one is replaced by Right clicking My Computer >> Properties >> Advanced Settings.
Hope this helps.