[sane-devel] xsane - a suggestion

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Wed, 19 Sep 2001 14:49:15 +0200


On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 09:54:34AM +0200, Christoph Kukulies wrote:
> What I'm wondering about is why xsane doesn't show the actual
> scan either in the preview window or in an extra window.

Why? That's why we have a preview.

> I assume this is aim of further development but in the present state
> using xsane is a bit, let me say, unusual, when it requires
> an extra program (like xv) to view the actual scan afterwards.
> Please don't get me wrong, I appreciate the work being done
> on sane, xsane and other frontends (which I haven't seen yet).
> May also be that I'm missing something again.

You know that XSane and xscanimage can be used as a GIMP plugin? In
this case, the scanned images are viewed by GIMP. See manual pages for