Procedure for digitizing images for screen display

by Robert Hershoff, 8/29/97

Introduction: the procedure for digitizing images from printed originals utilizes image scanning hardware and software to create a TIFF format digital file, which can be manipulated or edited using image enhancement software.

Image scanning software available: HP DeskScan 2.3 (in staff creativity lab and LIST office)

How to scan images:

1. Set up the DeskScan software:

a. The scanner should be warmed up:

The HP DeskScan software has a setting for faster scan versus warm up lamp before scanning. Use the Edit/Preferences/Image Quality = better illumination setting for best results.

b. Images should be placed in the center of the scanner bed:

The light source provides best illumination to the center of the platen

c. Type:

d. Path: