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Scanning a document into a5v11 dbf

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  • Scanning a document into a5v11 dbf

    Has anyone found a way to do this using xbasic?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Scanning a document into a5v11 dbf

    You don't want to do that if you mean scanning into a dbf for storage. There is a 2 gig file size limit for dbf's that can be approached fairly rapidly when storing documents.


    http://www.alphasoftware.com/alphafo...highlight=scan
    There can be only one.

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      Re: Scanning a document into a5v11 dbf

      OK. Thanks for that info Stan. Perhaps then, just a way to record the pointers to an existing PDF? What I have in mind is to provide the user the ability to effectively attach a receipt to a transaction record. I anticipate them scanning the receipt into some directory and recording a pointer of sorts to that receipt PDF should they want to see it/print it sometime in the future.

      Am I barking up the wrong tree?

      Gene

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      • #4
        Re: Scanning a document into a5v11 dbf

        PS ---

        Dr. Wayne's article on the use of EZTwainX is really good.



        http://www.alphasoftware.com/alphafo...highlight=scan

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        • #5
          Re: Scanning a document into a5v11 dbf

          A good article is pretty useless if you can't find it - 404 error...
          Robin

          Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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            Re: Scanning a document into a5v11 dbf

            Originally posted by MoGrace View Post
            A good article is pretty useless if you can't find it - 404 error...
            The link is bad and old. Looks like the article has been removed.

            The company supporting has changed. EZTwain software .
            Al Buchholz
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            When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
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              Re: Scanning a document into a5v11 dbf

              <broken link>

              may be this one.
              Last edited by Lenny Forziati; 12-14-2021, 01:03 PM. Reason: broken link removed
              thanks for reading

              gandhi

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                Re: Scanning a document into a5v11 dbf

                Originally posted by GGandhi View Post
                <broken link>

                may be this one.
                Good find.

                I use this product even when it wasn't obvious that it would be continues to be supported.

                The new link makes it look like someone else picked it up....
                Last edited by Lenny Forziati; 12-14-2021, 01:02 PM.
                Al Buchholz
                Bookwood Systems, LTD
                Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

                Occam's Razor - KISS
                Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
                Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
                When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
                "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
                Albert Einstein

                http://www.iadn.com/images/media/iadn_member.png

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