[sane-devel] gscan2pdf v1.7.3 released

Jeff jffry at posteo.net
Sun Mar 12 11:39:40 UTC 2017

gscan2pdf - A GUI to produce a multipage PDF or DjVu from a scan.


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 1.7.3:
* Fixed bug presenting blank scan dialog if no devices found. Closes bug
  (Scan Document window cannot be opened if no scanner was found)
* Fixed bug updating post-save hooks if save dialog already opened.
  Closes Debian bug #756897 (Specify ways to proof-read document post-save)
* Force resolution to be integer for DjVu to prevent errors whilst saving

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