[sane-devel] multipage scans

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 13:05:13 UTC 2015

Why not just use scanimage -b ?


On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 9:00 PM, Carl Karsten <carl at nextdayvideo.com> wrote:
> About 6 times a year I need to scan a stack of papers, between 10 and 50
> pages.
> I have a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100
> http://scanners.fcpa.fujitsu.com/scansnap11/features_s1100i.html
> I put a page in place, run:
> juser at cnt3:~/temp$ scanimage -v >image.pnm
> scanimage: scanning image of size 2592x3450 pixels at 1 bits/pixel
> scanimage: acquiring gray frame
> scanimage: read 1117800 bytes in total
> When I run that,  nothing happens for a few seconds, then it spins the feed
> rollers, paper goes though, good.
> I could put that in a bash loop with a read, scan, hit enter, scan, hit
> enter... ^C
> I am hoping there is support for the button.
> Or something a little more elegant than ^c.
> Not sure if I care about creating a multipage file, it would be handy for
> keeping track of the batches of scans, but I need to split it into separate
> files to process, so that doesn't help.
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