[sane-devel] gscan2pdf v1.3.6 released

Carl Karsten carl at nextdayvideo.com
Sun Dec 20 22:23:56 UTC 2015

I'm glad you told me about gscan2pdf.  It's nice.  +1.
[x] Would use again :)

On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 3:52 PM, Jeffrey Ratcliffe <
jeffrey.ratcliffe at gmail.com> wrote:

> gscan2pdf - A GUI to produce a multipage PDF or DjVu from a scan.
> http://gscan2pdf.sourceforge.net/
> Five clicks are required to scan several pages and then save all or
> a selection as a PDF or DjVu file, including metadata if required.
> gscan2pdf can control regular or sheet-fed (ADF) scanners with SANE via
> libsane-perl, scanimage or scanadf, and can scan multiple pages at
> once. It presents a thumbnail view of scanned pages, and permits simple
> operations such as cropping, rotating and deleting pages.
> OCR can be used to recognise text in the scans, and the output
> embedded in the PDF or DjVu.
> PDF conversion is done by PDF::API2.
> The resulting document may be saved as a PDF, DjVu, multipage TIFF file,
> or single page image file.
> Changelog for 1.3.6:
> * Use simplified tesseract call for tesseract >= 3.02.02. Closes patch #15
>   (Simplifying Tesseract call in Tesseract.pm). Thanks to Wikinaut for the
> patch
> * Add completion for author, title, subject & keyword metadata
> * Store the list of pages to be saved on hitting the save button, not
> waiting to
>   choose the filename. Closes Debian bug #648627
>   (post-dialog selection changes influence which pages are saved)
> * Fixed progress text when importing files with multiple pages
> * Some scanners activate paper-width and paper-height only for the ADF,
> and thus
>   send "invalid argument" when setting the paper size for the flatbed.
> Trap this
>   by also testing whether these options are active when setting the paper
> size.
> * When scanning "all" pages, but only a finite number are possible, report
> this
>   in the progress bar.
> * Update list of available paper sizes after every option reload, as
> different
>   sources (e.g. flatbed, ADF) support different geometries
> * Update list of rpm dependencies in .spec files (Closes support-requests
> #15)
> * Update to Danish translation (thanks to Aputsiaĸ Niels Janussen)
> * Update to French translation (thanks to Jean-Marc)
> * Update to Hebrew translation (thanks to Lior David)
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