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How to Scan Answer Sheets for Exams with Multiple Answer Keys

When using Remark Office OMR, it is possible to quickly process an exam with multiple answer keys in 1 job without processing each answer key separately. The instructions below will guide you through the process of scanning the multiple key exam answer sheets in preparation for processing.

Scanning Answer Sheets for Processing

Scanning the Answer Sheets and Keys

  1. Orient the completed answer sheets so that they all face the correct direction.
  2. Load the organized answer sheets into the automatic feed tray on top of the copier, left edge first.
  3. If necessary, sign on to the copier.
    • Scan your DragonCard or
    • Use your Drexel logon credentials
  4. Select Home.
  5. Select Scan and Send.
  6. Select Send to Myself.
  7. Press the Start button.
  8. Once the answer sheets have finished scanning, load the organized answer keys into the automatic feed tray on top of the copier, left edge first.
  9. Select Send to Myself.
  10. Press the Start button.
  11. Once the scan is complete, select Log Off.

Saving the Scans

Once the sheets have been scanned and emailed to you, save them (changing the name to something easily recognizable) to a location where you can easily access them. LeBow Tech recommends saving these files to the root of your OneDrive.

IMPORTANT: All answers sheets must be in landscape orientation. Please carefully review the PDF you created before processing it to verify all pages are in landscape orientation.

Separating the Keys

  1. Browse to location where you saved the answer keys scan and open it in Adobe Acrobat.
  2. Select Organize Pages from the menu on the right.
  3. Select Extract.
  4. Check Extract pages as separate files and select Extract.
  5. The individually extracted keys will be saved to the same location as the original.