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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft Windows 8 by Paul McFedries

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Using Fax as a Verb: Sending a Fax

To fax something to a friend or colleague (or, heck, even a total stranger), Windows Fax and Scan gives you three ways to proceed:

You can fax a simple note by sending just a cover page.

You can fax a more complex document by sending it to the Windows 8 fax printer.

You can fax a document right from your scanner.

The next three sections take you through the specifics of each method.

Faxing a Simple Note

Let’s start with the simple cover-page route, which requires the following steps:

1. Select File>New>Fax (or click the New Fax button). The New Fax window shows up (see Figure 16.2).

Figure 16.2: Use the ...

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