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Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 - Scanner Import Problems

By strongman
Jan 27, 2011
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  1. Everytime I try to import a picture from the scanner I get the following error:
    "Nothing was imported. The file(s) or folder(s) selected to import did not contain any supported file types, or the files are already in this Catalog."

    Reason: "The file already exists in the catalog"
    file: "c:/users/..../AppData/Local/T.../image1.jpg"

    The error dialogue box indicates the file in the temporary folder even though I had selected a path to another drive/folder.

    Also it seems to default to naming the file "image1.jpg" without giving you the option to change it...?

    Anybody know how to prevent this...this is a fresh install.
     

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  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,311   +617

    hmm; first get the sanner to depost anything to the HD correctly. The Photoshop import will then work just fine.
     
  3. strongman

    strongman TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Scanner setup

    Can you be more specific? Where should the scanner be set to deposit the files? It is a Canon MX870.
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,311   +617

    Mine go to \Docs & settings\UserID\My documents\My ScanImages, but I fear I may have configured that. The Canon software creates a subdir using the datestamp like
    2011_01_31\ and deposits the jpg or pdfs there
     

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