Re: xsane as gimp plugin

Peter Daum (
Tue, 9 Nov 1999 11:15:01 +0100 (MET)

On Mon, 8 Nov 1999, 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.


meanwhile Oliver found the reason for this behavior (thanks!);
just in case somebody has similar problems:

Beware, if you have more than one gimp-version on your system -
the "configure"-script of xsane might not use the version you


     Peter Daum <gator at> _'\<_ 
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