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XSane - Scan mode

Main window in viewer mode


Main window:
Color correction:
Standard options window

Advanced options window

Batch scan:

In the viewer mode an image is scanned and displayed in the viewer.


colormode    Scanmode:
Select scanmode, e.g.: color, grayscale, halftone, lineart.
scansource    Scansource:
Select scansource, e.g.: Flatbed, Transparency, Automatic Document Feeder.
medium    Scanmedium:
Select scanmedium, e.g.: slide, standard negative, Agfa negative, ... or Full range.
resolution    Scan resolution:
Select resolution that is used for scanning. If the backends makes available a range of resolutions (e.g. 100-600 dpi) XSane can display a slider or a list of resolutions. You select this via Preferences/Show resolution list.
The backend can define a list of resolutions insted of a range, in this case it is not possible to enable the slider.

To select exact resolutions with the slider click the slider with the mouse pointer and use the cursor keys to change the value in steps of 1, if you press ctrl and a cursor key the step is 10.

The viewer window:
When the image is scanned it is displayed in the viewer window:

save image    Save image:
Save image to disk. If the path, filename and filetype is not defined, a dialog opens that allows selecting path, filename and filetype.
do ocr    OCR:
Call OCR program and save created text to file.
clone image    Clone image:
Creates a new viewer window with a copy of the displayed image.
scale image    Scale image:
Change size of the image.
despeckle image    Despeckle image:
Removes spots from the displayed image that is scanned from a rastered original like a magazine.
blur image    Blur image:
Blur displayed image.
rotate image 90 degree rotate image 180 degree rotate image 270 degree    Rotate image 90, 180, 270 degree:
Rotates the image by 90, 180 or 270 degree (clockwise).
mirror image at vertical axis mirror image at horizontal axis    Mirror image at vertical or horizontal axis:
Mirrors the image at vertical or horizonral axis.

Author: Oliver Rauch