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 horndude77
17 Feb 2010, 10:42
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor
Replies: 357
Views: 234588

Re: Scan Tailor

- On the page layout step I'd like to be able to specify the output page size instead of just the margins. Can you give an example - what's the point of this request? Sounds very strange for me. I want the output to be the same size as the physical page. The current interface finds the content and ...
by horndude77
17 Feb 2010, 00:28
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor
Replies: 357
Views: 234588

Re: Scan Tailor

If this is a place for feature requests here are a couple more: - On the page layout step I'd like to be able to specify the output page size instead of just the margins. - Be able to skip steps. For example most of the time I probably don't need the fix orientation and split page steps. - I found i...
by horndude77
16 Feb 2010, 22:26
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Google Books - Music scores
Replies: 6
Views: 4978

Re: Google Books - Music scores

rob wrote:What's your level of computer expertise?
There is quite a bit of computer expertise over at IMSLP.

Were you able to try any of these out? This weekend I'll give your program a try on these examples. Is it also integrated into scantailor (the 'dewarp' checkmark on the output step)?
by horndude77
16 Feb 2010, 22:03
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Image size in a PDF?
Replies: 4
Views: 3666

Re: Image size in a PDF?

Using b&w tiff with ccitt group4 compression before making the PDF is most likely your best choice. JBIG2 gets higher compression, but some parts of the compression algorithm are patented (I believe the arithmetic encoding parts). TIFF is the default output from scantailor but unfortunately it defau...