[Mageia-dev] Creating PDFs from a scanned document

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Sat Mar 31 20:59:26 CEST 2012

Am 31.03.2012 12:50, schrieb Robert Fox:
> On Sat, 2012-03-31 at 11:36 +0100, Donald Stewart wrote:
>> On 31 March 2012 11:31, Pascal Terjan <pterjan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 11:22, Robert Fox <list at foxconsult.net> wrote:
>>>> On a similar note, what ever happened to a standard PDF printer setup in
>>>> the mcc (printerdrake is gone I believe) . . .  When I choose set up
>>>> printers, I can only add physical and networked printers, but no option
>>>> to add a PDF printer.  It was very helpful to have a generic PDF printer
>>>> driver setup as a virtual printer (like PDFcreator)
>>>> Anyway, I digress . . . . Thanks again.
>>> I think Gtk apps have had the Print to File choice in the list of printers
>>> for a few years
>> Same for kde, well at least okular and gwenview and the kipi plugins.
> I found that cups-pdf wasn't installed which explained why
> system-config-printer didn't see a generic PDF printer.  Oddly enough,
> LibreOffice sees it, but I can't print to it (don't get a dialog to save
> to file) - but I found out when I "print to file" - it worked and made a
> real small output (87k file)
> FYI -
> R.Fox
I'm using simple-scan to scan directly to PDF, it works well,
it's easy to use, also produces multi-page PDFs, just scan
all the pages that you want sequentially and then save to

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