Scanners For Dummies

Scanners For Dummies

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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.
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  • Mixed media product | 336 pages
  • 188 x 234.7 x 20.8mm | 594.22g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 0764507834
  • 9780764507830

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: The Scare on Scanners. Chapter 1: Let's 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 There's 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 Expert's Guide to Advanced Scanning. Chapter 10: So You Want to Be an Internet Graphics Guru. Chapter 11: Advanced Image Editing 101. Chapter 12: Maintaining the Scanner Beast. Chapter 13: Scanner Projects for Crafty People. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 14: Ten Tips and Tricks for Better Scanning and Editing. Chapter 15: Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague. Chapter 16: Ten Signs of a Good Scan. Chapter 17: Ten Favorite Effects. PART VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Scanner Hardware and Software Manufacturers. Appendix B: Glossary. Appendix C: About the CD. Index. End-User License Agreement. Installation Instructions. Book Registration Information.
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About Mark L. Chambers

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.
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