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proasp_codeclinic thread: How to scan images on client side using COM

Message #1 by "Arindam Chattopadhya" <arindamc999@y...> on Thu, 22 Feb 2001 04:56:17
Won't work. How are you going to work with every scanner?
Use twain drivers? try getting the spec for that. if the user
has a scanner installed why don't they scan the picture then then you
have a button saying upload now...
> Subject: How to scan images on client side using COM
> From: "Arindam Chattopadhya" <arindamc999@y...>
> Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 04:56:17
> X-Message-Number: 1
> The requirement is like this.When the user of my site presses a button 
> saying "SCAN NOW",in my asp page,if there is scanner installed with the 
> users m/c and a picture is there to scan in the scanner,the scanning would 
> take place and the photo will be uploaded .
>    Its a sort of web based scanning software that i have to develop.I 
> understand that i have to use Active-X control on the client side for that 
> and the page would only run on IE and not on netscape.That is not a 
> problem.But i could not get a lead to start with .I mean if there is any 
> readymade Active-X control for that??If so what.I need to know how to 
> achieve this functionality??
>    Can anybody help me out in this regard.
>      Arindam

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