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Starts an overview scan on selectedFunctionalUnit.

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


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


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

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