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
16 Nov 2013, 19:17
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Re: Two newcomer problems

fyi, I got this exception java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: jj2000.j2k.roi.MaxShiftSpec.<init>(IIBLjava/lang/String;)V at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.report(Unknown Source) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.get(Unknown Source) at net.sourceforge.bookscanwizar...
by DanE
16 Nov 2013, 18:58
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Re: Two newcomer problems

Hi Steve,

Thanks for the work. I'll try this out. If I run into problems, I think I will wait until I have my scanner and cameras assembled. The the images that are produced should be more of what BSW expects.

Dan
by DanE
16 Nov 2013, 03:42
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Re: Two newcomer problems

Hi Steve, I'm still getting this exception. The file is attached. Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: The specified ColorModel is incompatible with the image SampleModel. at javax.media.jai.PlanarImage.setImageLayout(PlanarImage.java:541) at javax.media.jai.RenderedOp.createRendering(Rend...
by DanE
16 Nov 2013, 01:38
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Re: Two newcomer problems

Hi Steve, Sorry about my confusion as to your identity. I've placed a copy of the original pdf in the source folder and run the following: # Book Scan Wizard Script # http://bookscanwizard.sourceforge.net # /Users/essin/BookScanWork # *** Load Files *** # the source directory LoadLRImages = source #...
by DanE
15 Nov 2013, 10:06
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Re: Two newcomer problems

Hi Rob, I'm in the ptocess of assembling Dan's Boo Scanner Kit, but in the meantime I jave a couple of pdfs that were scanned with two facing pages per pdf page and I'm trying to split these to make them easier to read on the iPad. I'm using acrobat to "save as..." and yje umage options are jpg, jpf...
by DanE
15 Nov 2013, 00:59
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Re: Two newcomer problems

Hi Rob, I downloaded the new version and used the script you provided. It was necessary to adjust the R crop to: Pages = right Crop = 1600,20, 3126,2400 because there was a java exception that 3128 was out of bounds. I provided a set of jpg files for input. The process went of without complaints and...
by DanE
13 Nov 2013, 05:46
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Re: Two newcomer problems

I've spent the last several hours trying various possibilities to get things to work. The jpegs have the issues described above. Complaints about cropping being out of bounds, even if no crop has been applied. TIFFS and PNGS complain about color setting mismatches of various sorts, about which I kno...
by DanE
13 Nov 2013, 02:17
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Re: Two newcomer problems

Hi, The cropping and LR stuff seems to be working visually. The left and right crops are within the page area that shows on the display ...but... When I submit I get the following and the PDF is corrupted (According to Acrobat). I presume there is something else that I am supposed to do or something...
by DanE
13 Nov 2013, 01:00
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Re: Two newcomer problems

Thanks, I will give it a go.
by DanE
12 Nov 2013, 19:08
Forum: Book Scan Wizard
Topic: Two newcomer problems
Replies: 30
Views: 25727

Two newcomer problems

Hi all, Problem 1 Running the web start ends up with a dialog that says: Unable to launch the application Book Scan Wizard Steve Devore http://bookscanwizard.sourceforge.net After much tinkering I was able to get the local jar to run. Problem 2 I have a set of tiffs of a book that was scanned flat s...