Acquire scans in the document using a scanner, or imports the document image from a scanner, digital camera, or other supported digital storage device. To import documents using the Acquire option:
In the Create ribbon group on the Home tab, click Import:
The Import layout is opened. In the Import ribbon group, click Acquire:
If more than one device is connected to your workstation, you are prompted to select an imaging device.
If you select a scanner:
- The device's scanning interface is displayed.
Select the desired scan settings, such as image resolution and page size.
Depending on your scanning interface, you can receive help by clicking the Help button, or clicking the Windows Help button in the upper-right corner and then clicking the setting.
- Click Scan.
Continue to the steps outlined in the Completing the Import Process section to preview, edit, and index the newly imported document(s).
Black and white images are stored as Group 4 compressed TIFF images in OnBase. Color and grayscale images with low color depth are stored as LZW compressed TIFF images. Color and grayscale images with high color depth are stored as TIFF images with JPEG compression.
If you select a camera:
The Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) Get Pictures interface is displayed.
If the camera is not detected, ensure that the Windows Imaging Service is enabled and started. For information on the Windows Imaging Service, consult the Windows help files.
- Select the images to import.
- Click Get Pictures.
- Continue to the steps outlined in the Completing the Import Process section to preview, edit, and index the newly imported document(s).