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Microsoft Office Document Scanning - default save location

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Hello,

We have a user whose sole job is to scan a multitude of documents.  

Her default location needs to be changed to the network path where items should be saved.  I can't seem to find the setting to modify this default path.  Is this possible with this app?

Thanks in advance.
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE
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Yes, this can be done. I'll send along screenshots if you want, but the quick steps are these:

Highlight a preset for scanning (such as Grayscale)
Click the "Preset options" drop-down and select "Edit selected preset"
Click the Output tab
You will see a "Save in folder:" box
Click the Change button and navigate to the folder that you want

That's it! It is a "sticky" setting, so it will be there until you change it. Do this on any or all of the presets. One of the nice aspects of this is that each preset may go into a different folder, such as <D:\scanned_docs_grayscale> and <D:\scanned_docs_color>. Regards, Joe
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Here are a couple of screenshots that may help. After running Microsoft Office Tools>Microsoft Office Document Scanning, highlight a preset, click the "Preset options" drop-down, and select "Edit selected preset":

MS doc scan - edit presetClick the Output tab, then the Change button, and navigate to the folder:

MS doc scan - change save folderRegards, Joe
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by:realtimer
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Joe - these were perfect instructions and gave me exactly what I needed.  Thank you so much!!
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You're very welcome! I'm glad that did the trick for you. Regards, Joe
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