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ReadyRick
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Image distorts in HP Smart when editing a scan

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HP OfficeJet Pro 9010
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Using HP Smart to scan a photo, after editing to crop the photo, about half the time, the image returned is skewed or distorted as in the attached. I'm on HP Smart 121.1.193.0. The work around is to do it again and again until by luck you get a proper image.

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@ReadyRick 

 

HP Smart and its Edit functions have been misbehaving for weeks.

 

When HP figures out how to fix the several issues, we will see a better result.

Meanwhile, either fight with it or use a different application.

 

Yes, I know - no one likes it, those of us who use the edit feature are unhappy.

 

A couple of ideas

 

HP Scan and Capture - Microsoft Store (formally Windows Store) - Requires Windows 8 or higher

 

Windows ScanMicrosoft Store (formally Windows Store) - Requires Windows 8 or higher

 

Paint (mspaint)

  • Find software on your computer >  Paint
  • Paint can be sued to scan - it is not a perfect choice in some ways - it does work and it won't surprise you.

 

What else?

 

Irfanview > Brilliant Free Photo Viewing and Print Software

 

 Irfanview provides an exceptional software experience that can be used for a variety of scan and print tasks, including the “Mirror” or horizontal flip function plus several other options not found elsewhere.

 

  • Create a Restore Point (optional, recommended)
  • Download the appropriate version (32bit or 64bit) of the program from the Website and install the program
  • Additional information at the website, including:  FAQ

 

 

NOTES

  • Both 32bit and 64bit versions for Windows are available.
  • Irfanview is also available as an Windows 10 Application from the Microsoft Store

 

For example,

Irfanview 64bit version – Information and Download

Software and All Plugins for 64bit version:  https://www.fosshub.com/IrfanView.html

 

 

Includes Plugin for creating Multiple-page PDF files for images (Poster or large paper printing)

 

Includes access (where available) to Scan with HP Twain > Adjust settings > Save

 

How to find Help within the Irfanview software

 

Once installed, open the software > tab Help

 

Example help entry:

Vertical/Horizontal Flip

  • Click on the Image Menu, then Vertical Flip. The image will turn upside-down. The left/right orientation will stay the same.
  • Click on the Image Menu, then Horizontal Flip. The image will turn side-to-side, as in a mirror.

 

Note: The effect can be used on a smaller portion (rectangle selection) of an image, as well as the entire image.

 

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HP Twain – Scan software

 

Where available, HP Twain is part of the Full Feature Software for your printer.

After the Full Feature Software is installed, HP Twain is available in the same folder as HP Scan.

For example: 

C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP OfficeJet Pro 9020 series\bin

 

NOTE:  Replace the sample printer name with your printer

 

NOTE 2:  When installed, HP Twain also works with  Irfanview  software.

 

Scan for Photo and Document are very similar.

HP Twain is quite similar to HP Scan (Part of the Full Feature Solution).

 

9025_Twain_Scan_Menu_19025_Twain_Scan_Menu_1

 

References / Resources

 

Full Feature Software

HP Easy Start Printer Setup Software 

When asked, opt for the Full Driver

After the software is installed, Restart the computer and log in

 

 

Printer  Home Page - References and Resources – Learn about your Printer  - Solve Problems

 “Things that are your printer”

NOTE:  Content depends on device type and Operating System

Categories:  Alerts, Access to the Print and Scan Doctor (Windows), Warranty Check, HP Drivers / Software / Firmware Updates, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, Lots of How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, User Guides / Manuals, Product Information (Specifications), more

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

HP OfficeJet Pro 9010 All-in-One Printer series 

 

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