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KrazyPenguin
March 1st, 2010, 01:36 AM
Just tried Simple Scan and scanned a real estate document i needed to sign.

So I scanned it and it was really slow. And then I cut the area i wanted to save, and this wasn't clear. Was it cropped??
I guessed it was and scanned and it worked. It was cropped, even though it didn't show or say it was in the program it self.

The pdf was 27mb , too BIG to send by email.
So now i had to adjust the preferences. Ok the lowest it allowed me to go was draft quality 75dpi.

So I scanned again and the image was smaller, only 17MB now!!! LOL
Still can't send my agent a document by email that is 17MB, so I had to rely and the simple solution. I installed xsane and scanned the image and it came out to 300kb crisp and clear.

Conclusion: Simple Scan is Too Simple, and the defaults are possibly bugged. It needs to communicate what is happening, and it needs to allow the user to change the scanning details easily like xsane.

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(YES I AM USING LUCID AS PRODUCTION - HOW THE HELL ELSE ARE YOU SUPPOSE TO "REALLY" TEST IT????)

ranch hand
March 1st, 2010, 02:43 AM
File the bug.