Scan to PDF: How to create single and multi-page files with Epson Scan

  • Windows
  • Mac OS X
  • I want to scan to PDF but it saves as a different file type
  • When I choose PDF as the file type in Full Auto Mode it completes the scan without the option to add another page
  1. Open EPSON Scan.
  2. Make sure Epson Scan is in Professional Mode.
    Note:

    If EPSON Scan is not set to Professional Mode, change the mode.

    To change the scan mode, click on the arrow in the Mode box in the top-right corner of the EPSON Scan window.

    Select the Professional Mode from the drop-down menu.

  3. Click the Preview button to preview your image(s).

  4. Select your scan area from the Preview window.
  5. When you are ready to scan, click File Save Settings.
  6. The File Save Settings window appears.
  7. Select PDF as the Type setting.

  8. The current Paper Size, Orientation, Margin, and Compression settings are displayed below it.

  9. If you need to change any of the current PDF settings, click the Options button.
  10. Select the settings that you want for your document and click OK to return to the File Save Settings window.

  11. Once the settings are correct, click OK.
  12. Click Scan.

  13. If the File Save Settings window appears again, click OK.
  14. Your page will be scanned and the following window will be displayed.

  15. If you are scanning multiple pages, click Add page.

    Note:

    You can scan up to 100 pages of a document at a time.

  16. Replace the first page on the document table with the second page and click Scan. Repeat this step for each page in your document.
  17. When finished, if you don't need to edit your pages, click Save File. All the document pages are saved in a PDF file in the location specified in File Save Settings.

     

    Note:

    You will not be able to edit the file if you choose Save File. If you need to edit the scanned pages, you will need to do this before you save the file - click Edit page.

Editing a PDF

 

The Editing Page window displays thumbnails of each scanned page.

You can use the tools below the Editing Page window to select, rotate, reorder, and delete pages in your document. Click the Help button for details.

  • If you want to include all the document pages in your PDF file as they currently look, click on OK.
  • If you do not need to include some of the pages, select the pages with the appropriate button and then click on to delete them.
    • To select odd pages, click on odd pages icon.
    • To select even pages, click on even pages icon.
  • To select an individual page, click on the thumbnail then click on Delete icon Delete.

     

    Notes Icon Note:

    The Delete icon is not available when all document pages are selected.

     

  • If you want to rotate the pages, select the pages by clicking on the individual pages or use the appropriate page selection button.
    • To select odd pages, click on Odd Pages icon.
    • To select even pages, click on Even Pages icon.
    • To select all pages, click on All Pages icon.
    • Click the Rotate Left left or Rotate Right right icon to rotate them.
  • When you have finished editing your document pages, click OK.
  • All the document pages on the Editing Page window are saved in a PDF file in the location specified in File Save Settings.