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Scanning in grey scale?
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    OnlyLagKillsMe posted on Sep 23, 2013 1:56:25 PM - Report post
    My brother is sending me some documents in which my signature is needed, so I have to print them, sign them then scan them, however I do not have black ink in my printer, so I have to print them in another color but due to the nature of the documents I have to send them in black. (official/government/university scholarship type stuff)

    Question: How do I scan something that is in color and then change it to black in the PDF/whatever file?

    Reason why I didn't Google it is because I was unsure of whether "Scanning in grey scale" is the most appropriate term for the Google search engine regarding this matter.

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    Unbreakable posted on Sep 25, 2013 9:53:20 PM - Report post
    When you scan the document it will be a .jpg (or other image format).

    Go to Link and try that website to make it grayscale
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    dstates posted on Sep 26, 2013 2:36:50 AM - Report post
    if you have GIMP, use the threshold tool in the colors menu
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