Scan "Select source" and "Scan" is not working (writer)

asked 2017-06-18 20:39:16 +0200

Andras gravatar image

Earlier I have used the scanning function without problem (LO writer,Windows 7 32 bit), but now when I would like to choose "Select source" nothing happen and the program return to the document editing. It is the same when I would like to choose "Scan". I wanted to test it in the calc program too, but there are the Select source and the Scan menus not active. What I need to set in windows or what I need to reinstall? (I'm using LO 5.3.3.2 and I have tested to reinstall it) Thank you in advanced, András

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I have exactly the same issue Running Windows10. My "Textmaker" has no issues scanning.

brianc gravatar imagebrianc ( 2017-10-03 18:36:13 +0200 )edit

I'm also getting this in Writer and Draw. Using LO 5.3.6.1 (x64) on Windows 10, choosing "Insert>Media>Scan>Select Source" returns nothing, not even and error. Yet I'm able to select my HP 5540 scanner under Paint.NET 4.0.1

Trencherj7 gravatar imageTrencherj7 ( 2017-10-25 19:46:56 +0200 )edit

Select document to scan does not work anymore. Scanner does function. I used it in Photoshop. Is there a file type that has to be associated with scanning?

Bill.Brown66 gravatar imageBill.Brown66 ( 2018-03-01 01:15:45 +0200 )edit

I got the same problem and i need that function to work to scan docs, In early version this function use to work fine. Is any one can help us to sort it out? Thanks

jrf62music gravatar imagejrf62music ( 2018-06-21 15:34:12 +0200 )edit

Unable to scan a document into Libre but my other word processor (Asphampoo Office) will accept the scan ok. Must be a software problem so from now on until I see a solution I will use the other program.

Rustyroy gravatar imageRustyroy ( 2019-03-07 17:22:45 +0200 )edit