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Saving scanned photos in Picasa
March 28, 2020
1:54 pm
Dennis Snyder
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I have been using Picasa for years, but lately I have been having issues with scanning a picture or text and putting it into Picasa and having it stay there.  My focus has been making my family history books with old pictures…so I need to be able to scan & pull up a picture.  

I scan the page from my printer and put it into Picasa direct.  When in Picasa, I crop and save.  It puts it into a PDF file.  So, my subject is there and where I want it.  When I leave Picasa and come back, the subject page is gone.  No where within the folder.  

What am I doing wrong?  How do I scan a subject and keep it within my folder?  From Picasa I pull up my pictures and text to make my history books.  

March 30, 2020
8:49 am
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You say that  “It puts it into a PDF file” – Picasa neither reads nor writes .pdf files, so that must be something that your scanning software is doing? Can you find the scanned picture outside of Picasa – just using Windows File explorer?

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