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Starts an overview scan on selectedFunctionalUnit.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
ImageCapture 6.4 Yes No No No No
MBS( "ImageCapture.RequestOverviewScan" { ; Wait } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Wait Optional
Pass 1 to wait till complete.
Or pass 0 to return immediately.
Default is 1 to wait.


Returns OK or error.


Starts an overview scan on selectedFunctionalUnit.
If a progress dialog from our plugin is visible, the plugin will keep it updated with progress.

MBS Plugin 8.5 and newer observes progress and returns timeout error if scanner didn't do anything for 60 seconds.

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Created 11st September 2016, last changed 19th November 2018

ImageCapture.RequestEnableTethering   -   ImageCapture.RequestScan

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