Color Scanning Handbook, The: Your Guide to Hewlett-Packard Scanjet Color Scanners

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9780133572117: Color Scanning Handbook, The: Your Guide to Hewlett-Packard Scanjet Color Scanners

The only book of its kind, The Color Scanning Handbook will help you get the most out of any HP ScanJet scanner. No other book offers such in-depth coverage of scanning software and related tools. The book starts by explaining how color works -- and how color scanning works. It describes how to choose image types and file formats; how to get the best color scans using DeskScan tools and controls; and how to use scanned images with your other software applications. There's detailed coverage of scanning for print, using desktop printers for proofing, and scanning for use on the World Wide Web. Learn how to convert scanned images to vector formats using tracing software. The book contains dozens of inside tips and tricks you won't find anywhere else. This book is for every owner of an HP ScanJet scanner, especially those involved in desktop or electronic publishing. For both PC and Macintosh users.

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The following is an unsolicited review of The Color Scanning Handbook: Your Guide to Hewlett-Packard Scanjet Color Scanners, 1/e by Jerry Day.



Reviewer: Gary David Bouton. Gary wrote "Inside Photoshop 4." "Inside Extreme 3D," "Photoshop Filters and Effects," and several books on Corel DRAW for New Riders:



Jerry Day's "Color Scanning Handbook: Your Guide to HP Color Scanners" is a must-have resource for those who have purchased *any* brand of scanner. This comprehensive guide not only walks the reader through the basics--resolution, color gamut, color theory, TWAIN specifications, and more--but Jerry's intention is to integrate what you learn with goal-oriented work. What's a scanner good for? What are the optimal settings for scanning for the Web (and web offset)? Jerry's informal tone and energy clearly drive the points home, and make this excellent resource guide more than a handbook. It's darned good technical reading for anyone who wants to understand--and apply--some very well organized information.

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