[sane-devel] Can SANE backend do this

Tom Miller tom at hostwebase.com
Thu Oct 19 21:07:46 UTC 2006

Does anyone who know if Sane or scanimage can do the 
following requirements:  I have a Fujitsu 5120C

I want to scan many stack of paper without counting the page 
on each stack anD save these scanned information into one 
big file.

Example work flow.

1.Put a first stack of paper on the scanner 

2.Click on a START SCAN button 

3.Scanner will do it task by scan through the whole stack of

4.Operator will put on another stack of paper and click on
the CONTINUE SCAN button.

5.Step # 4 above can be repeate as many time as the operator 

6.Once, the operator decided He/She done with that 
particular job.  He or She will click on the FINISH SCAN 
button and all the scanned information from all the paper 
will need to write to one file. 
Do you know how or what syntax I can use to call the 

I want START SCAN to call the following syntax 
scanimage ??????

I want CONTINUE SCAN to call the following syntax 
scanimage ??????

I want FINISH SCAN to call the following syntax 
scanimage ??????

Any help will greatly apprciate.
Thanks much, 

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