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Topic: Scanning with Acrobat 7.0 Pro
Conf: (P-PDF) Mac Issues, Msg: 149643
From: mrb712
Date: 5/7/2006 10:39 AM

I'm having an issue when trying to create a new PDF by scanning it in. I have a Canon LiDE 30 USB scanner, Acrobat 7.0 Professional, and Mac OS X 10.4.6. Acrobat doesn't recognize my scanner. When I try to create the new PDF by scanning, the dialog that pops up with my scanning options just says "none."

I used this scanner with Photoshop CS just ten minutes before I tried to make a PDF, and everything worked just fine, although I had to use the Canon ScanGear program (or whatever it's called; it was launched through Photoshop).

I seem to recall having to jump through a few hoops to get Acrobat to pick up the PDF, but I can't remember exactly what they were.

Can anyone give me some guidance on how to make this work? I've thought about going back to Acrobat 5.0.5 (my favorite version, which I don't recall having problems with), but I'd like to make 7.0 work if possible.


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