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On my (getting old now) under UbuntuStudio, LO Writer works fine.

But Calc displays Insert > Media but the next 2 offers [Select Source
and Request] are greyed out and not available. Maybe not intended to
work with Scan ?


On 08/02/18 01:32, Dave Howorth wrote:
On Wed, 7 Feb 2018 15:27:33 -0800
Girvin Herr <> wrote:
Another datapoint:

I tried it with LO under xfce and Slackware 14.2 Linux with
my Epson 1660 Photo USB scanner and it worked fine with Insert >
Media > Scan > Select Source.

Girvin Herr

And another datapoint:

I tried with LO under LXDE on openSUSE Leap 42.3 with an Epson
Stylus Photo RX620 and got a 'Due to an unexpected error, LibreOffice
crashed.' (It's one of those annoyingly unhelpful error dialogs that
won't let you copy the text. GRR!)

After restarting LO, it scanned fine. I'll still prefer to use xsane.

On 02/07/2018 03:12 PM, Dave Barton wrote:
After seeing Tim's post I checked and Insert > Media > Scan > Select
Source... opens an empty dialog and Insert > Media > Scan >
Request... silently fails.
Version: (x64) Build ID:
64a0f66915f38c6217de274f0aa8e15618924765 CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows
6.1; UI render: GL;

No issues with scan in either AOO or MS Office on the same machine.


On 07.02.2018 22:50, Joe Conner wrote:  
Did you use the menu tree INSERT -> MEDIA -> SCAN?

On 02/07/2018 02:25 PM, Tim-L wrote:  
I just installed 64-bit DEB for Ubuntu MATE 16.04LTS.

I was looking at some things and I went to
"Insert/Media/Scan/Select Source".  LO could not find my Canon
TS9020 printer/scanner. I even opened the printer's scan utility
and still LO could not find the scanner.

This is the first time I looked into using a scanner withing LO,
so I do not know if it is a 6.0.0 issue or 5.4.4 or earlier issue.

Any ideas?  

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