[sane-devel] scanning an entire A4 page under commandline

Aldo olr at tiscali.be
Tue Aug 30 14:05:20 UTC 2005


I am vision impaired and I can only use the console under Gnu/Linux.
I've tried to scan, doing:
scanimage -v --format tiff >outputfile.tif

It works but the scanner only picks a portion of 248x256 pixels at 
24-bit, while there is no any option mentionned in the man page to tell 
scanimage that it is a full (A4) page.

Someone an idea?

distribution is Debian Sarge,
with libsane and sane-utils (sufficient to scan uner commandline),
v. 1.0.15-9
And scanner is CanoScan LiDE20.

My partner hadn't tested under xsane yet, due to the discussion here 
about "broken" driver;
I'm temporarily doing tests from the console.


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