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Queries properties as JSON.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WIA 8.3 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "WIA.ItemProperties"; Item )   More


Parameter Description Example
Item The item of current device to query.
For a scanner this is typical Flatbed or Feeder.
see WIA.ListItems


Returns JSON or error.


Queries properties as JSON.


Query feeder properties:

MBS( "WIA.ItemProperties"; "Feeder" )

Example result:
{ "Item Name": "Feeder", "Full Item Name": "0000\\Root\\Feeder", "Item Flags": 532483, "Color Profile Name": "sRGB Color Space Profile.icm", "Access Rights": 1, "Horizontal Optical Resolution": 1200, "Vertical Optical Resolution": 2400, "Preview": 0, "Show preview control": 1, "Maximum Horizontal Scan Size": 8500, "Maximum Vertical Scan Size": 14000, "Sheet Feeder Registration": 1, "Minimum Vertical Scan Size": 1, "Minimum Horizontal Scan Size": 0, "Document Handling Select": 32, "Pages": 0, "Page Size": 0, "Current Intent": 0, "Item Category": "{FE131934-F84C-42AD-8DA4-6129CDDD7288}", "Horizontal Resolution": 200, "Vertical Resolution": 200, "Horizontal Start Position": 0, "Vertical Start Position": 0, "Horizontal Extent": 1700, "Page Width": 850, "Vertical Extent": 2800, "Page Height": 1400, "Rotation": 0, "Orientation": 0, "DeskewX": 0, "DeskewY": 0, "Brightness": 0, "Contrast": 0, "Item Size": 0, "Data Type": 3, "Bits Per Pixel": 24, "Preferred Format": "{B96B3CAB-0728-11D3-9D7B-0000F81EF32E}", "Format": "{B96B3CAB-0728-11D3-9D7B-0000F81EF32E}", "Compression": 0, "Photometric Interpretation": 0, "Lamp Warm up Time": 10000, "Media Type": 2, "Channels Per Pixel": 3, "Bits Per Channel": 8, "Planar": 0, "Pixels Per Line": 1700, "Number of Lines": 2800, "Bytes Per Line": 0, "Threshold": 128, "Buffer Size": 131072, "Filename extension": "BMP" }

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Created 17th June 2018, last changed 19th February 2019

WIA.Initialize - WIA.ItemPropertyKeys

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