[sane-devel] FUJITSU ScanSnap iX500 - default page format?
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 25 11:46:01 UTC 2017
Thanks Peter- I've been doing some work in the epjitsu backend this
week. Hopefully I will have time to include your work.
On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 4:05 AM, Peter Marschall <peter at adpm.de> wrote:
> IIRC setting the page width in the epjitsu backend was broken
> in 2015
> I reported this in 2015 in #315231
> ( https://alioth.debian.org/tracker/?
> func=detail&atid=410366&aid=315231&group_id=30186 )
> with a patch set that also contained further cleanups
> Unfortunetely there was no action until now.
> I will update the patchset mentioned in the bug with one that is rebased
> against current git head today.
> Am Montag, 6. März 2017, 10:12:48 CET schrieb m. allan noah:
>> Frankly, your front-end program should save your preferences for
>> things like page size, so you only set them once. I was pretty sure
>> that xsane did so. For a front-end that does not, we could change
>> sane-backends defaults on a per-backend basis, I suppose. I the
>> backends I wrote (which includes fujitsu) it should be easy. For
>> example, edit backend/fujitsu.c and search for 8.5 and 11 (the width
>> and height of US Letter). Change those as required and recompile. A
>> better long term solution would be to make the default sizes
>> configurable from the backend's config file. I will think about the
>> best way to do that.
>> On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 9:56 AM, Philipp Huebner <debalance at debian.org>
>> > Am 06.03.2017 um 15:54 schrieb m. allan noah:
>> >> The fujitsu backend does not have an automatic size option. The page
>> >> and image sizes default to US Letter, which is wider than A4. Perhaps
>> >> you are seeing some feature of your frontend program. Which frontend
>> >> are you using?
>> > You're probably right. xsane and gscan2pdf default to letter, only
>> > simple-scan defaults to automatic.
>> > I would still be interested in changing the default from letter to A4.
>> > Regards,
>> > --
>> > .''`. Philipp Huebner <debalance at debian.org>
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