[sane-devel] Canon imageCLASS MF4370dn

Adrian Sandor aditsu at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 21 19:55:57 UTC 2009

> > > > There's also a "Button-controlled scan" option that requires me to

> > > > press a button both in the software and on the device to start
> > > > scanning; it works but I don't find it very useful.
> > > Yes, as you describe it, you need to have some action on the scanner
> > > itself, so useless here, but very useful for many other Pixma devices,
> > > which do not require this particular manual handling.
> > 
> > What does "Button-controlled scan" do on other Pixma devices?
> On other Pixma devices, the button-controlled scan is used to be able to
> start scanning when in front of the device. You select in Xsane for
> instance, button-controlled scan, then click the scan button on Xsane.
> At that point, scanning is on hold, and does not start. You must go in
> front of the device, select the scanner mode, and hit the copy button to
> enable scanning by Xsane. This way, you can more easily scan documents
> that require some manipulations on document or scanner cover (e.g. for
> books)

Well, that's exactly what it does on my device. I don't see what's the difference.

> Do you have the possibility to take a Windows Wireshark log, and send it
> back to me ?

Louis asked for the same thing too. I haven't installed it in windoze yet, but as soon as I do, I'll take a wireshark capture and send it.



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