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 alraban
24 Dec 2016, 12:12
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: ST cutting off edges of content?
Replies: 8
Views: 5088

Re: ST cutting off edges of content?

FWIW, I work around this (and a few other) auto selection issues by not using the content auto-selection at all (I kept losing footnotes or image portions). If your pages are fairly close to the same position in the scan field (I use a form feed scanner so they're always relatively close) you can ge...
by alraban
07 Sep 2016, 23:25
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor Experimental no-DPI causing issues with pdfbeads and imagemagick
Replies: 4
Views: 2458

Re: Scan Tailor Experimental no-DPI causing issues with pdfbeads and imagemagick

2) to ask Tulon if Scan Tailor experimental could have an option to set a file DPI (or at least to preserve existing information instead of stripping it); It's not impossible, though I am not working on ST at the moment. BTW, I really appreciate Scan Tailor experimental; it's an immensely useful pr...
by alraban
17 Aug 2016, 12:45
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor Experimental no-DPI causing issues with pdfbeads and imagemagick
Replies: 4
Views: 2458

Scan Tailor Experimental no-DPI causing issues with pdfbeads and imagemagick

So I've been scanning several hundred books using simple scan --> scan tailor experimental --> and then using pdfbeads to bind. I was having some issues where the final .pdf was in some cases significantly larger than the original scans, and some cases where the final .pdf was 1/10 of the size of th...