[sane-devel] pdf (double-side scanning via adf)

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 19:27:16 UTC 2007

On 10/30/07, Jens Gulden <mail at jensgulden.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> Julien BLACHE schrieb:
> >> I think you've just reinvented scanimage --batch-prompt :-)
> Oops, yes. But you must admit it's a useful 'invention' :-).
> The script originated from a more complex thing: double-side scanning of
> multiple pages via adf (see
> below).
> It first scans a pile of pages on one side, then the pile is turned around
> and the other sides are
> scanned. Finally, the script re-sorts the page numbers so that subsequent
> pages appear in the right
> order again (which is a bit tricky because the second sides got scanned in
> reverse order).
> Is there an option in scanadf or another tool in sane-utils which does about
> the same? Would be
> useful, I guess.

it looks like the --batch-increment option to scanimage can be
negative, which could be combined with a high --batch-start to give
the same effect in two commands.


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