Would Scandoc be somthing for Extragear?

Thomas Baumgart thb at net-bembel.de
Thu Nov 10 11:18:07 GMT 2022

On Donnerstag, 10. November 2022 10:51:32 CET Tobias Leupold wrote:

> Am 10.11.22 um 10:09 schrieb Thomas Baumgart:
> > On Donnerstag, 10. November 2022 09:28:17 CET Klaas Freitag wrote:
> > 
> >> Am 09.11.22 um 21:18 schrieb Tobias Leupold:
> >>> Am Mittwoch, 9. November 2022, 20:59:15 CET schrieb Klaas Freitag:
> >>>> Am 09.11.22 um 20:22 schrieb Nate Graham:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> That is essentially what my old document scanning script did -- using the same
> >>> tools. But without a GUI of course. Nice idea! Seems like I'm not the only one
> >>> who worked on getting this very task done as easy as possible ;-)
> >>
> >> Yes, well, that is what people in the office need. "Classical" office
> >> suites are just the beginning. Things that we Linux guys considered
> >> black magic for long time (such as printing, scanning, ocr, doc analysis
> >> etc) are now super easy and available on mobile platforms. And that is
> >> what we compete with on the office desktop.
> > 
> > I don't know, if you have thought of this when writing invoices. Include
> > an EPC QR (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/EPC-QR-Code) on the invoice. I am
> > thinking about adding a webcam interface so that KMyMoney can use it to
> > read the QR code and use the data to fill out the form for online payments
> > that KMyMoney already has. Or even use the PDF file as input an pull out
> > the QR code. That would improve productivity I think. I know, a bit off
> > topic here.
> Would be a cool feature for sure -- but I don't think I could add this 
> to Scandoc in a meaningful way, can I?

Oh, sorry for the confusion: my statement was not meant in this direction.
Scandoc would probably be in a position to provide the PDF where this information
can then be extracted from.



Thomas Baumgart

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