ScanSource Object (IScanSource Interface)

This object exposes a set of properties and methods concerned with scanning source.


Name Type Description
Application Engine, read-only Returns the Engine object.
ApiType ScanSourceApiTypeEnum, read-only Returns the API type used by the scanning source (TWAIN or WIA).
AvailableUserInterfaceTypes int, read-only Describes the possible types of user interface for setting scanning options as a bitwise OR of ScanSourceUITypeEnum constants.
Capabilities ScanSourceCapabilities, read-only Returns the settings that are supported by the scanning source.
Name BSTR, read-only Returns the name of the scanning source.
ScanSettings ScanSourceSettings, read-only Returns the current settings of the scanning source.
Status ScanSourceStatusEnum, read-only Returns the current status of the scanning source.


Name Description
BeginScan Starts an asynchronous scanning operation.
CancelScan Allows you to cancel an asynchronous scanning operation.
ResetSettings Resets scanning source settings to default values.
Scan Performs scanning of one or several images.

Related objects

Object Diagram


This object is used in the Scanning code sample.

See also


Working with Properties

03.07.2024 8:50:43

Usage of Cookies. In order to optimize the website functionality and improve your online experience ABBYY uses cookies. You agree to the usage of cookies when you continue using this site. Further details can be found in our Privacy Notice.