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scanning function freeze.

asked 2012-03-09 07:17:04 +0100

Ratskelter gravatar image

updated 2015-08-29 10:09:59 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I am running Microsoft Vista and Office 2007 programmes on a HP laptop. I downloaded Libre Office recently as a change over from Open Office. I can scn a document/image into a Libre Office document but then the whole system freezes. The same thing was happening with Open Office. Does anyone know why. My antivirus software tells me my system is clear. I would very much prefer to use Libre Office rather than microsoft, but I need to fix this glitch first.

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answered 2012-05-21 11:06:36 +0100

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This information is not enough to debug the problem. But the easiest workaround is to scan the image to file and then insert it into LibO.

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answered 2015-01-13 18:30:38 +0100

I have a similar problem.

I have seen it in LibreOffice / OpenOffice in 2 cases (and in all versions I have tried), when trying to obtain a multipage pdf out of scanned images. Tried normal version and portable versions.

  • win xp sp3 32bit with 4GB RAM
  • win 8.1 64bit with 8GB RAM

My process:

  • I start with a blank document in Writer,
  • I change the page to A4, and margins to 0 on all 4 sides. The cursor is to the upper left corner of the first page.
  • I then go to insert picture from scanner.
  • I use a CanonScan LIDE TWAIN driver (default driver available on Canon's website), but I replicated the problem using a HP scanner.
  • I scan at 300dpi the entire page.
  • on win xp 32bit LibreOffice freezes when the picture is imported, on win 8.1 sometimes the first picture import works but when trying it again it freezes. I need to kill LibreOffice from the task manager.

I can provide more information if you consider it necessary as I consider this bug to be important.

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Hey, if it still happens for you, please write a proper bug report at bugs.libreoffice.org

mahfiaz gravatar imagemahfiaz ( 2016-08-13 19:25:20 +0100 )edit
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