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 DanE
28 Apr 2015, 20:00
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: back to bsw with new crop rectangle problem
Replies: 4
Views: 11499

Re: back to bsw with new crop rectangle problem

The problem is that the crop for the right hand side of the page is being applied to what is left after the crop of the left hand side, which is nothing since the right side has already been discarded by the left hand crop. Somehow the process needs to preserve the image of the entire page so there ...
by DanE
28 Apr 2015, 19:36
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: back to bsw with new crop rectangle problem
Replies: 4
Views: 11499

Re: back to bsw with new crop rectangle problem

more info...
I reduced the input to a single tiff. The same error is generated. the crop boxes on both sides of the page look fine in preview.
by DanE
28 Apr 2015, 19:08
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: back to bsw with new crop rectangle problem
Replies: 4
Views: 11499

back to bsw with new crop rectangle problem

Hi, I have 17 tiffs with 2-up page images. I followed the sample comfig you posted: # Book Scan Wizard Script # http://bookscanwizard.sourceforge.net # C:\Users\essin # *** Load Files *** # the source directory LoadLRImages = C:\bsw\tiffs # Override source DPI SetSourceDPI = 300 # The Destination di...
by DanE
09 Jan 2014, 15:49
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: A couple of bugs - maybe
Replies: 1
Views: 2430

A couple of bugs - maybe

I;ve just encountered two errors stemming from the CreatePDF command. The first is in the image. It doesn't like Scrolling the way I have entered it. bsw.png The second is that if there is a space in the PDF name (as shown) it says something about only being able to save PNG. Puttting a hyphen in pl...
by DanE
05 Jan 2014, 17:25
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: My Experience Building Dan Reetz's DIY Scanner
Replies: 2
Views: 2923

Re: My Experience Building Dan Reetz's DIY Scanner

Two photos of the completed scanner
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by DanE
04 Jan 2014, 13:02
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Problem with LRImages
Replies: 7
Views: 4089

Re: Problem with LRImages

Here is a screenshot.
by DanE
03 Jan 2014, 20:24
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Problem with LRImages
Replies: 7
Views: 4089

Re: Problem with LRImages

You're right. On windows it brings up the expected dialog. On the Mac it brings up a dialog that does not include the text box for the file name. It only has the folder browser and folder contents list. Very strange.

I was working on the Mac at the time.
by DanE
03 Jan 2014, 00:15
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Problem with LRImages
Replies: 7
Views: 4089

Re: Problem with LRImages

That seems to have solved the problem.

btw - there are Save and Save as... options on the File menu but neither offers a field to supply a file name. What are these options for and how might one use them?

Thanks,
Dan
by DanE
31 Dec 2013, 14:03
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Problem with LRImages
Replies: 7
Views: 4089

Re: Problem with LRImages

Thanks. I'll give that a try.