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  • Windows XP box with 2GB RAM, AMD Athlon XP 2700+
  • HP Scanjet 3670


  • HP Scanjet software (bundled)
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional 7.0
  • Adobe Photoshop CS 8.0


  • All Programs...Hewlett-Packard...Scanjet Scanner 36X0 Series...Photo & Imaging Director
    • Choose "Scan Document"
      • Select - Scan for editable text (OCR)? Yes
      • Select - Original contains graphics? No
      • Scan to: "Save to file"
      • Click "Scan"
    • Rotate as appropriate with buttons on left hand side
    • Click "Accept"
    • Click "No" when asked to scan another image
    • Save file as <page numbers>.pdf (e.g., 366-367.pdf)
  • Open pdf file
    • Tools...Advanced Editing...TouchUp Object Tool
    • Left-click on page to select, then right-click and choose "Edit Image"
    • Ignore warning about flattening image (Check "Don't show again" and click "OK")
    • File...Save for web...
    • Choose "JPEG Low" preset
    • Adjust image size to 75%, click "Apply"
    • Click "Save"
    • Save file as <page numbers>.jpg (e.g., 366-367.jpg)
  • Upload file to wiki
    • Description: Reports of Committe on Foreign Relations 1789-1901 Volume 6 pp<xxx>-<xxx>
  • Add new page link on wiki MainPage
  • Edit new page in wiki, and put in stub code
  • Click on the "Template:<xxx>-<xxx>" link and copy the text from the pdf
  • Spell-check and copy edit the text
    • fix hyphenated words
    • put a blank line before each paragraph
  • Add the page to the Transcribed Morgan Report