Bug 93067 - Scanning can't scan multiple documents using adf or flatbed
Summary: Scanning can't scan multiple documents using adf or flatbed
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other Windows (All)
: low normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Scanning
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Reported: 2015-08-01 17:29 UTC by Fred
Modified: 2022-09-16 14:35 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Fred 2015-08-01 17:29:57 UTC
Can't scan more than one document when using adf or flatbed function on Brother MFC-J475DW Multifunction printer. The first page is scanned and inserted into writer but the other pages are fed thru the adf but are not inserted.  Also when using the flatbed the second page is layered on top of the first page instead of being appended to the next page. I don't know if this occurs on other printers since it is the only one I have.  I suspect it is specific to this printer driver since I don't see any other bug reports about this problem.  The scanner function works with Microsoft Word and Paperport just fine.
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2016-11-29 11:59:48 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 2 Fred 2016-12-26 16:16:24 UTC
The problem still occurs even in 5.3 and also with brother mfc-j485dw as well.  However I found that when scanning using the flatbed that if i left click outside the scanned image the the next page will append properly.  But the problem when scanning using the document feeder is still present.  Unfortunately I don't have any other information to give you.  I also noticed that Microsoft took the scanning function out of the latest version of word.  Why they did this I have no idea since it is a really useful feature.
Comment 3 Timur 2018-04-24 08:04:19 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Xisco Faulí 2018-05-31 12:17:00 UTC
Dear Fred,
Could you please try to reproduce it with a master build from http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/master/ ?
You can install it alongside the standard version.
I have set the bug's status to 'NEEDINFO'. Please change it back to 'UNCONFIRMED' if the bug is still present in the master build
Comment 5 Timur 2018-10-25 08:47:06 UTC
This is likely not caused only by scanning or scanner type. 
Rather, any image or PDF that is inserted via Insert-Image has only 1st page shown. 
So let's mark as New (not to be closed, although I didn't test scanning myself) but also see a resolution of Bug 120240 where that issue is discussed.
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2019-10-26 02:09:40 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2021-10-26 04:44:06 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 Derek 2022-09-16 13:09:49 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 Buovjaga 2022-09-16 13:17:37 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 Derek 2022-09-16 14:34:11 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 11 Derek 2022-09-16 14:35:23 UTC
(In reply to Buovjaga from comment #9)
> (In reply to Derek from comment #8)
> > Version:
> > Build ID: 00(Build:2)
> > CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 5.10; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3
> > Locale: en-GB (en_GB.UTF-8); UI: en-GB
> > Debian package version: 1:7.0.4-4+deb11u3
> > Calc: threaded
> > 
> > Unable to scan using ADF on Brother DCP-9055CDN - as previously mentioned in
> > earlier comments get the first page only - ADF Feeder runs through entire
> > stack of papers.
> Can you try with 7.4:
> https://appimage.sys42.eu/LibreOffice-

Tried with provided 7.4 App image - no change - only initial page scanned but ADF processed all pages.