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 lab_rat
18 Jun 2013, 23:06
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Scantailor preprocess script
Replies: 30
Views: 22667

Re: Scantailor preprocess script

I truly appreciate your help. I will try the new script and let you know if I am able to get it to work.

Thanks again!
by lab_rat
18 Jun 2013, 12:57
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Scantailor preprocess script
Replies: 30
Views: 22667

Re: Scantailor preprocess script

It appears to be able to find the calibration image without issue. http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/5696/ea3i.jpg I added verbose to the script... here is the log Your camera images are now being prepared for Scantailor Determining RGB values of color.CR2... Detected RGB values are 43, 26, 12 RGB va...
by lab_rat
17 Jun 2013, 18:21
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Scantailor preprocess script
Replies: 30
Views: 22667

Re: Scantailor preprocess script

Currently running Ubuntu 13.04 in virtual machine. I am using the red dot (cm) calibration page. log (ran with fewer images so I could post the entire log) Your camera images are now being prepared for Scantailor Determining RGB values of color.CR2... Detected RGB values are 43, 26, 12 RGB values to...
by lab_rat
13 Jun 2013, 00:35
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Scantailor preprocess script
Replies: 30
Views: 22667

Re: Scantailor preprocess script

I have dpi set to automatic. Simple calibration: ppmunwarp [-m check.ppm] calib.ppm > deform.bin Simple unwarping: ppmunwarp -d deform.bin skewed.ppm > unwarped.ppm Calculated PPI is: ImageMagick will now prepare images for Scantailor... mogrify.im6: invalid argument for option `-units': -density @ ...
by lab_rat
11 Jun 2013, 23:19
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Scantailor preprocess script
Replies: 30
Views: 22667

Re: Scantailor preprocess script

note to self. install GNU C++ compiler... SMH. This is what happens when you have a Windows user dual booting for the first time.

Thank you for your help!
by lab_rat
11 Jun 2013, 18:59
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Scantailor preprocess script
Replies: 30
Views: 22667

Re: Scantailor preprocess script

sorry for the total n00b question... what is the proper syntax to define the location of the ppmunwrap.cpp file?
I keep getting a ./preprocess.sh: line 118: ppmunwrap: command not found

Thanks