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 Pelle
10 May 2012, 15:56
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH
Replies: 14
Views: 9919

Re: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH

Thanks again abmartin. I think I follow some of the inch thing you are talking about. But I dont know how to count it, I mean... I I tape or paint a metric ruler on my stand and the book is say 10x6 cm to take an axample. Is there any mathemathic form I can use to get the info on what DPI I should u...
by Pelle
09 May 2012, 15:41
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH
Replies: 14
Views: 9919

Re: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH

btw Daniel. The pictures so that you could check the quality of the images and resolution dont matter for this forum post anymore. We know what caused the problem now as stated above and how to solve it so would it be possible that you delite the [IMG] above?

best regards, Pelle
by Pelle
09 May 2012, 13:42
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH
Replies: 14
Views: 9919

Re: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH

Abmartin. let me just say three words. You are wonderful! :p It worked much better (not 100% but atleast 60-70%) when I didnt enter 1200x1200 in the beginning when ScanTailor asked me to input size. I instead just choosed 600dpi and I did the page whitish in the end before saving the files. I dont u...
by Pelle
09 May 2012, 07:09
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH
Replies: 14
Views: 9919

Re: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH

The original picture was 3888x2592 px but when I took the pics I had like 10-12 cm "left out". AKA the picture where the pages are are: 1176x1764 (when cropped so only the page(s) are seen and not my floor). It is taken by a EOS 400D so I have the posibility to take all pics in RAW mode but it seeme...
by Pelle
08 May 2012, 16:02
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH
Replies: 14
Views: 9919

Re: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH

Hello Daniel. Im sorry for the rush. I didnt ment to me disrespectful in any way. I just wanna get pass this last exam and start my summer work without having to redoo the exam in august :p I have uploaded two exact same pictures with TinyPic now for you to look at, one is called "whitish.tif" and t...
by Pelle
08 May 2012, 11:58
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH
Replies: 14
Views: 9919

Re: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH

I've just did a quick try with Tesseract and vietOCR GUI to that with both swedish and swedish "fraktur" (wtf now fraktur is i dont know..). Anyway. It didnt go so very well, maby it is becuase the page is a littbit tilted u think? I found the thingy in Scan Tailor you mentioned (to get the bg more ...
by Pelle
08 May 2012, 11:26
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH
Replies: 14
Views: 9919

Need fast help to TiF -> Searchtable PDF (OCR) SWEDISH

As stated in topic I have big problems after I have edited the pics in scan tailor and now I wanna be able to to so all text in the pages are searchable in PDF and also make the background white (the books background is slighty yellow). This is a simple question on wich app is best for Swedish words...
by Pelle
23 Apr 2012, 15:14
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Have to edit each side manually
Replies: 4
Views: 2990

Have to edit each side manually

When I have take all the photos and when Im about to split the pages in Scan Tailor. Scan Tailor does not "add up" the sides so I have do manually edit each side in a 300 page book it looks like just to be able to cut the sides correctly. Even when I edit the first one and choose "change every page"...