Sharp AL-2020 manual

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Table of contents for the manual

  • Page 1

    Star t Online Man ual AL-2020/AL-2040 AL-2020 AL-2040[...]

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    Content s How to Use the Online Manual 1 Printing Overview 2 Basic Printing 3 S tarting the Print[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 1 This Online Manual provides in struction for the operation of your new unit. Pleas[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 2 2 The flow chart shown below provides printing overview . Reference: For more inf[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 3 2 This is a printing example using W ordPad to print a document onto A4 size p ape[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 4 2 Y ou can open the printer driver and change t he printer driver settings from th[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 5 2 T o view Help for a setting, click the ( ) button in the upper righ t-hand corn[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 6 2 T o print a watermark, for example "C ONFI DENTIAL", on your document,[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 7 2 This printer driver can adjust the zoom ratio for printing according to the p ap[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 8 2 This feature allows you to print two or four document p ages onto a single page.[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 9 2 Y ou can print on both sides of the paper . T o use this function, open the prin[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 10 2 When printing begins, the Print S tatus Window acti vates and appears on the sc[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 11 3 The flow chart shown below provides scanning overview . *1: T W AIN is an indu[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 12 3 The SHARP scanner driver confor ms to TW AIN, the industry standard, making it [...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 13 3 4 Select "Acquire Image" from the "File" menu, or click t[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 14 3 Scanner Driver Settings The scanner driver setup screen consist s of the "[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 15 3 Preview screen Previe w window Click the "Pre view" b utton in the Se[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 16 3 If you are using Windows XP/V ist a, you can use the WIA driv er to scan from S[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 17 3 3 Select the p aper source and picture t ype, and click the "Preview"[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 18 3 The procedure for scanning with the "Scanner and Camera Wizard" in Wi[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 19 3 5 Select the "Picture type" and "Paper source", and click[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 20 3 7 When scanning ends, the following screen will appear . Select the next task[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 21 3 Button Manager is a utility soft ware to link scanni ng functions to the SCAN k[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 22 3 After bei ng installed, Button Manager normal ly keeps acti ve under the Window[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 23 4 When any trouble has occurred in the unit, first, verify w hether you can make [...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 24 4 CHECK 1 Is the interface cable comp atible with the unit and computer? Inter[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 25 4 Reference: Plug and Play Screen does not Appear (when the USB is connected) C[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 26 4 If the Plug and Play screen doe s not appear af ter you connect the unit to you[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 27 4 If the MFP driver cannot be in st alled under Windows 2 000/XP , check your com[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 28 4 If print output is faint, uneven or smeared, follow the step s listed below . C[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 29 4 If a document is printed skewed or p artly of f the p aper , follow the steps l[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 30 4 If nothing prints even when the unit i s turned on, please wait a few moments. [...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 31 4 If you get poor quality as a result of scanning a j ob, and you cannot imp rove[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 32 4 If the scanned image is inc orrectly positioned, refer to the check list shown [...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 33 4 If you cannot scan the image, turn of f your computer . Press the pow er switch[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 34 4 If printing or scanning is not possibl e, or Button Manager doe s not function[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 35 5 35 (continued) *1: Will b e reduced to A4 size or t he specified size before pr[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 36 5 36 Tab Setting Selections Initial setting Advanced Print Quality Draft/Norma[...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 37 6 If the machine is used as a ne twork printer , you can access the Web p age in [...]

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    INDEX CONTENTS 38 6 T o change network settings , click "NIC Setup". The fo llowing scree[...]

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    Index 7 A About the Web Page 37 Application Selection 21 "Auto Scan Area Judgement" b u[...]

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