[kwlug-disc] migration xp to linux

Insurance Squared Inc. gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Mon Jun 28 15:29:08 EDT 2010


Yeah, we've got a flatbed and a double-sided doc feeder on the scanner.  
And it's fast.  It's amazing what you can get if it's older, off of ebay 
for $75 :).

As an insurance office, we are scanning a lot of documents daily, all 20 
pages long all going into one pdf.  Even a few keystrokes can make a 
difference in the app.  gscan2pdf looked good but is crashing on the 
machine.  Funny, because it is actually part of the mandriva repositories.



On 28/06/10 02:50 PM, Chris Irwin wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 14:04, Insurance Squared Inc.
> <gcooke at insurancesquared.com>  wrote:
>    
>> - need to find a good front end for sane, for the scanner.  For us, 'good'
>> means we can throw a 10 page document and it'll scan all 10 pages at once,
>> then easily convert to pdf and save.  Xsane makes us click to scan each page
>> individually.  Recommendations are welcome.
>>      
> Do you have some sort of feeder? If not, then you'll still have to
> click for every page (though according to Raul's link, at least there
> is a way to automatically combine the documents together).
>
> Anyway, I can't help you out at scan-time, but if you're in a
> situation where you have already scanned documents you wanted to merge
> together, I've started using a program called 'pdf-shuffler' to do
> that. It is a fairly barebones drag&  drop arranger:
>
> 1. Drop in one or more PDFs
> 2. Drag around pages to desired order
> 3. Export new PDF
>    




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