[sane-devel] Can sensors be set to a value?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 13:36:28 UTC 2014

The fujitsu sane backend does not support software changes to that
setting, because it was effectively read-only in older scanners. I
think the newer machines might support software control of that value.
I will try to find some time to look at that this weekend.


On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 6:35 AM, Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using sane-backends-1.0.24 to access a new Fujitsu fi-7160.
> The manpage shows this in the Sensor section:
>     --function <int> [0] [hardware]
>         Function character on screen
> My question is, is there a way to set a sensor value by software, not
> using the buttons on the device?
> The main question is because Fujitsu has changed the default function to 0
> in the newest device series while it was 1 in older devices like the
> fi-6130.
> Regards,
> Simon
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