Daniel Reetz, the founder of the DIY Book Scanner community, has recently started making videos of prototyping and shop tips. If you are tinkering with a book scanner (or any other project) in your home shop, these tips will come in handy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0gq8 ... g_8K1nfInQ

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by sanzoghenzo
21 Feb 2014, 15:59
Forum: "Destructive" Scanning
Topic: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning
Replies: 17
Views: 33884

Re: Sheet Fed Scanner for Destructive Scanning

I scan to B&W or possibly color, but always at 300DPI at high compression, then run Acrobat X's Clearscan (obviating ABBYY Finereader Pro). [yeah, I'm a bit late but decided to go for destructive scanning right now ;) ] Thanks for sharing this, I'm interested in the Clearscan thing... I red in some...
by sanzoghenzo
27 Jan 2013, 16:28
Forum: HELP
Topic: how about handwritten notes?
Replies: 2
Views: 2191

Re: how about handwritten notes?

I forgot to turn on notifications :P this is a greyscale pdf , the filesize is fine but ruled paper is too dark for my taste :) my friend's notes are (almost all) on white paper, but uses colors that I would like to mantain. Perhaps scantailor can do a good job on this (last time I tried i set all t...
by sanzoghenzo
25 Jan 2013, 08:51
Forum: HELP
Topic: how about handwritten notes?
Replies: 2
Views: 2191

how about handwritten notes?

I know that it's not strictly on topic, but it does involve paper digitalization, so maybe someone already did that... Since my (and my friend's) handwritten class notes are stored in binders, I scanned them with my university copier that as ADF. the output PDF, for example, is 28MB for 68pages (I s...
by sanzoghenzo
24 Jan 2013, 16:10
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Mac OSX Instructional: Order & Prepare Images for ScanTailor
Replies: 9
Views: 11040

Re: Mac OSX Instructional: Order & Prepare Images for ScanTa

Sorry if I resume this post, but I think you can do this in a more automated way using just the basic osx thanks to automator services (snow leopard and up). No need to use iphoto. I'm italian so it's better not to fill my howto with pictures you can't understand :P but here's how to do. First, I as...
by sanzoghenzo
15 Nov 2011, 06:22
Forum: HELP
Topic: ST suggestions and feature requests go here.
Replies: 61
Views: 44949

Re: ST suggestions and feature requests go here.

Hi, first of all thanks for this great piece of software! It saves me some kg of books for my trips :) Second, forgive me if it's already asked, but I cannot find it. Short version: Would it be possible to use tesseract ocr library (or OCRopus) to output hOCR files, even better ePUB files? Long vers...