Re: xsane as gimp plugin

Oliver Rauch (oliver.rauch@Wolfsburg.DE)
Mon, 08 Nov 1999 18:38:59 +0100

Peter Daum wrote:

> Hi,
> whenever I scan an image using xsane into gimp, I get a gimp
> window with just a dotted yellow line in the middle. The image
> actually is o.k., it is only displayed in such a weird way; as I
> figured out, the reason for this is, that gimp thinks that the
> resolution is set to something like 3.74x0.0 pixel/inch. When I
> manually set the resolution to 72x72 ppi or just save and reload
> the image, the problem disappears.
> I had this phenomenon with several different versions of xsane
> (0.39-0.43) and gimp (1.1.10/1.1.11). The problem does not occur
> when using xscanimage.

Hi Peter,

does it work if you scan with xsane direct into a file (not as gimp plugin)?
What backend do you use?
What happens if you use xsane as gimp plugin with the pnm backend?
(May be you have to remove the comment in /usr/local/etc/sane.d/dll.conf
befor pnm).


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