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Date Posted: 07:16:56 05/09/00 Tue
Author: Michel
Subject: Re: Selecting Different Scanners
In reply to: Michel 's message, "Re: Selecting Different Scanners" on 07:26:44 05/01/00 Mon

Hi All,

For other users who may be interested in this functionality, I have checked the TWAIN API and it is possible to do. Translating the twain API to a clear VCL like interface is a bit of work, but this will be added to a future release.

Best regards,


> Hi Bill,
> I'm not sure. The basic twain API function to select a
> scanner is very simple, but does not give this
> flexibility.
> I will research the twain documentation, and post a
> reply on the newgroups in a few days.
> Best regards,
> Michel
> > Using Delphi 5 Pro. I am writing a program which 1)
> > takes pictures of members and 2) scans their
> > contracts. I have a "Snap Photo" button and a "Scan
> > Contract" button. I would like to put two combo boxes
> > in the maintenance page that are connected to the
> > "Scanner.SelectScanner" option so the owner can
> select
> > the "scanner" for photos, and select the "scanner"
> for
> > contracts. Then when he clicks either button the job
> > will get done without the Select Scanner dialog
> > needing to appear. Is there any way I can create the
> > combo boxes and save the list "item index" number of
> > the scanner so each device is called by the correct
> > button?
> > Bill Mears
> > Comp*Centrics

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