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Question / Problem: 

How to use the Kofax VRS Desktop Productivity File Explorer Add-In to scan directly to a file in Windows.  

Answer / Solution: 

The Kofax VRS Desktop Productivity File Explorer Add-In allows the user to scan a document directly into a folder selected in the Windows File Explorer.

 

To configure scan settings and scan a document:

  1. Load the document into the scanner
     
  2. Run File Explorer
     
  3. Navigate to the folder into which the scanned document file will be saved
     
  4. Right-click anywhere in the folder
     
  5. Select Scan with Preview
     
  6. Select one of the three color options:  Color OnlyColor or Black & White, or Black & White Only
    ScanWithPreviewMenu.png 
     
  7. Desktop Productivity will automatically scan all the pages in the scanner feeder.
     
  8. Use the settings in the Scan Settings tab to configure Color Mode, Resolution, Feeder, Sides, and Paper size
    ScanSettingsTab.png
     
  9. In the Home tab, click Image Quality Settings to configure the VRS features
     
  10. In the Home tab, click File Type to set the image storage format to PDFTIFBMPJPG, or PNG
     
  11. To rescan using the new Scan Settings, delete the existing image(s) and click Scan One to scan one page, or ScanAllto scan all the pages in the scanner's feeder
     
  12. To make changes to the VRS settings for a scanned image, select the image and click Image Quality Settings
     
  13. Images can be manually deleted by selecting the image(s) and clicking Delete
     
  14. Images can be reordered by dragging and dropping them.
     
  15. When scanning and modifications are complete, click Save
     
  16. When prompted enter the file name and click Save

 

To scan a document using previously configured scan settings:

  1. Load the document into the scanner
     
  2. Run File Explorer
     
  3. Navigate to the folder into which the scanned document file will be saved
     
  4. Right-click anywhere in the folder
     
  5. Select Fast Scan
     
  6. Select one of the three color options:  Color OnlyColor or Black & White, or Black & White Only 
    FastScanMenu.png
     
  7. When prompted, enter the file name and the choose the File Type:  PDFTIFBMPJPG, or PNG


 

Applies to:  

Product Version
VRS 5.2

 

 

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