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Scanners and resizing

Is there any scanner or scanner software that allows you to resize a scanned document? Alternatively, is there any software with a decent preview?

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Never needed it in the scan software. Why?

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I can use IRFANVIEW (big nod to to resize as I wish. As to preview, all scanners I used have that.

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Previewing scanned document

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Thanks for your answer. I'm not sure that I asked my question correctly. After I crop a document I have scanned the preview does not zoom in on my selection- making it hard to know if I have to do more. The preview is extremely tiny.

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Re: crop

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Then save it as it is (before or after cropping) and use your favorite picture processing program to crop. That allows you to use the best scanning program and the best cropping program. In the IT such is called "best of breed": .

Some people prefer this above a single program that can do all, but isn't the best for each. Some prefer to use one program.
Your choice here.

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Previewing a scanned document

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In earlier versions of my scanner (HP) software, once you cropped a document that you've scanned, it was possible to scan again and only see what's left after the cropping was done. That made it possible to view and refine as necessary. It is no longer possible. And the preview you now get is very tiny. I do prefer to work with just one program. I will try the suggestion about IRFANVIEW

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Where is this Preview? Windows File Explorer?

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So HP has done it again.

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Maybe replacement scanner software? You can try it out before buying.

See if your scanner is listed at

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Scanner software

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I've tried IRFANVIEW and it is a good option. My printer/scanner is lists so I'll take a look at the hamrick site.

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