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Selects scanner by name.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
ImageCapture 6.5 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "IKScannerDevicePanel.SetScannerDeviceName"; Name )   More


Parameter Description Example
Name The name of the scanner to use. "Brother DCP-8085DN"


Returns OK or error.


Selects scanner by name.
Since v14.1 this function also sets the device to be the current device for all ImageCapture functions.


Select scanner by name:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "IKScannerDevicePanel.SetScannerDeviceName"; "Brother DCP-8085DN")]

Select scanner by ID:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "IKScannerDevicePanel.SetScannerDeviceID"; "61B0A8E1-61B0-A8E1-61B0-A8E161B0A8E1" )]

See also

Example Databases

This function is free to use.

Created 7th November 2016, last changed 25th January 2024

IKScannerDevicePanel.SetScannerDeviceID - IKScannerDevicePanel.SetTrigger