Re: scanning into a pdf file
I'm more an expert on Windows Fax and Scan and not so much with the Office
scanning functionality. It may well do what you say.
"David A. Lessnau" <DavidALessnau@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> But, shouldn't the PDF format (and XPS, too) be allowed as options if
> we've downloaded the Save As PDF and XPS file for Office 2007?
> "Dan [MSFT]" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Windows Fax & Scan does not support add ons at this time. It might be
>> technically possible for "Save As" to support PDF as an image format.
>> Without getting into legal stuff, the encoder/decoder would likely be
>> Adobe's to write & might not be the right solution for your problem.
>> So the answer is "probably not anytime soon." As for simply making the
>> files smaller, JPEGs are generally smaller than TIFFs but they don't
>> support multi-page so I see your problem.
>> There is talk of a feature that might solve this problem for you in
>> Windows 7, but we are very, very early in the planning stages.
>> "TonyLai" <TonyLai@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>> I am using HP 7400c with fax and scan. Yes I can scan into fax and
>>> but can oly save file types .bmp, .jpeg, .jpn and tif. For documents
>>> are huge files. Would be much better to save as multipage pdf's, is
>>> there an
>>> add on which put pdf's in to the files type list under the save as icon?
>>> I have tried using a pdf printer but that is cumbersome and many key
>>> to achieve the same.