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Title:
Scanners for dummies
Author:
Chambers, Mark L.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Hungry Minds, Inc., [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xxii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
"Perforated pull-out sheet at beginning of book."

Includes index and glossary.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780764507830
Format :
Book

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Central Library TK7882.S3 C52 2001 Book and Software Set Non-Fiction Area
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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.


Author Notes

Mark L. Chambers's many books on computers and peripherals include Hewlett-Packard Official Recordable CD Handbook, Printer Handbook, and Building a PC For Dummies.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I The Scare on Scanners
Chapter 1 Let2s Get Digitized!
Chapter 2 The Joys of Buying a Scanner
Part II Surviving the Installation
Chapter 3 ""Will That Be Parallel, USB, or FireWire?""
Chapter 4 And Then There2s SCSI
Chapter 5 Installing the Extra Stuff
Part III Bread-and-Butter Scanning
Chapter 6 Just Plain, Basic Scanning
Chapter 7 Examining Your Original: The Sequel
Chapter 8 Attack of the Fine-Tuning Monster
Chapter 9 Image Editing: The Easy Way
Part IV The Lazy E

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