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Question / Problem: 

How to use the Kofax VRS Desktop Productivity Microsoft PowerPoint Add-In to scan into a PowerPoint Presentation

Answer / Solution: 

The Kofax VRS Desktop Productivity Microsoft PowerPoint Add-In allows the user to scan a document and insert each page as an image into a PowerPoint presentation from within the Microsoft PowerPoint application.

The Kofax VRS Desktop Productivity Microsoft PowerPoint Add-In only adds the Kofax VRS menu to the installation of the PowerPoint application on the PC where VRS is also installed.  The Kofax VRS menu is not available when using the PowerPoint web application.

To configure scan settings and scan into a PowerPoint presentation:

  1. Load the document into the scanner
     
  2. Create or open a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint
     
  3. Select the Kofax VRS menu
     
  4. Select one of the three Profiles:  Color OnlyColor or Black & White, or Black & White Only 
     
  5. Click Scan with Preview
     
  6. Desktop Productivity will automatically start scanning all the pages in the scanner.
     
  7. Use the settings in the Scan Settings tab to configure Color Mode, Resolution, Feeder, Sides, and Paper size
    ScanSettingsTab.png
     
  8. In the Home tab, click Image Quality Settings to configure the VRS features
     
  9. 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
     
  10. To make changes to the VRS settings for a scanned image, select the image and click Image Quality Settings
     
  11. Images can be manually deleted by selecting the image(s) and clicking Delete
     
  12. Images can be reordered by dragging and dropping them.
     
  13. When scanning and modifications are complete, click Save
     
  14. Each page will be inserted into the PowerPoint presentation as an image on a separate slide.

 

To scan into a PowerPoint presentation using previously configured scan settings:

  1. Load the document into the scanner
     
  2. Create or Open a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint
     
  3. Select the Kofax VRS menu
     
  4. Select one of the three Profiles:  Color OnlyColor or Black & White, or Black & White Only 
     
  5. Select Fast Scan
     
  6. Each scanned page will be inserted into the PowerPoint presentation as an image on a separate slide.
     

Applies to:  

Product Version
VRS 5.2

 

 

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