9780764507830

Scanners For Dummies®

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  • ISBN13:

    9780764507830

  • ISBN10:

    0764507834

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-04-01
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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Summary

Unfortunately, making a decent scan is harder than anyone wants to admit, which is what makes this fun and easy guide so useful. After demystifying terms such as "pixels" and explaining how to select a scanner, expert Mark Chambers walks you through the art of scanning and shows how to use scanned images in a variety of cool projects.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(6)
Part I: The Scam on Scanners 7(32)
Let's Get Digitized!
9(14)
The Joys of Buying a Scanner
23(16)
Part II: Surviving the Installation 39(32)
``Will That Be Parallel, USB, or Fire Wire?''
41(6)
And Then There's SCSI
47(10)
Installing the Extra Stuff
57(14)
Part III: Bread-and-Butter Scanning 71(78)
Just Plain, Basic Scanning
73(18)
Examining Your Original: The Sequel
91(16)
Attack of the Fine-Tuning Monster
107(22)
Image Editing: The Easy Way
129(20)
Part IV: The Lazy Expert's Guide to Advanced Scanning 149(72)
So You Want to Be an Internet Graphics Guru
151(18)
Advanced Image Editing 101
169(18)
Maintaining the Scanner Beast
187(18)
Scanner Projects for Crafty People
205(16)
Part V: The Part of Tens 221(56)
Ten Tips and Tricks for Better Scanning and Editing
223(16)
Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague
239(12)
Ten Signs of a Good Scan
251(16)
Ten Favorite Effects
267(10)
Part VI: Appendixes 277(22)
Appendix A: Scanner Hardware and Software Manufacturers
279(2)
Appendix B: Glossary
281(10)
Appendix C: About the CD
291(8)
Index 299(10)
Hungry Minds End-User License Agreement 309(3)
Installation Instructions 312

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