[sane-devel] XSane's PDF output disliked by macosx's Preview

Oliver Rauch Oliver.Rauch at rauch-domain.de
Wed Mar 7 18:49:39 CET 2007

Hello Stefan.

What xsane version did you use?
Please test xsane-0.994 and please test with and without zlib compression for  
PDF (Preferences/setup/filetype)

Best regards

Am Dienstag, 6. März 2007 19:19 schrieb Stefan Monnier:
> I'm using XSane from the Debian testing distribution and am generally
> pretty satisfied with it.  The only problem I have is that the PDF output I
> get from it (I mostly/only do multipage scans (greyscale 150dpi) of
> chapters of books) does not display correctly when passed to macosx's
> Preview (the first few pages display part of the image, and then the rest
> is all blank).
> Luckily I can fix it by passing the pdf through pdf2ps and then through
> ps2pdf, which also has the nice side-effect of giving me a slightly
> smaller file.
> Any idea what the problem might be?  I'm using those tools with their
> default settings, mostly.
>         Stefan

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