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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evilgnome
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Hello and please don't delete my account

Post by evilgnome » 22 Mar 2012, 15:46

Hello

I had a problem regarding book scanning so registered here, but in the time I was waiting for my account to get activated, I found a solution to the problem (well, my friend did to be honest..)
So I don't have anything to ask here anymore yet. But this forum is so rich and very useful and I'm happy I'm a member.
So if my account is idle, please do not delete it, because I will return later for sure.

Oh and a little bragging, recently digitalized a dozen thick books with the best quality and to the deepest level, using ghetto equipment. and saved myself from about 6 months of hard manual work.

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daniel_reetz
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Re: Hello and please don't delete my account

Post by daniel_reetz » 25 Mar 2012, 15:34

Good to have you, evilgnome! Can you please share what your problem was, and what the solution was? That would be something we can all benefit from!

evilgnome
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Re: Hello and please don't delete my account

Post by evilgnome » 25 Mar 2012, 17:32

I have thousands of A4 paper sheets, full of random "4 optioned" test questions.
After scanning them using a camera and processing them into nice and neat png files; I needed to extract every single "4-optioned test question" from the pages and save it into a seperate image file. each page contained between 10 to 15 test questions on average.
Obviously doing it by hand would make me age a lot sooner :mrgreen:
So I asked my friend and he wrote a c++ program for me that automated the process (detects each test question, and saves it automatically).
I am an student preparing for a very important examination, and this little app he wrote saved a lot of time for me.

the.traveller
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Re: Hello and please don't delete my account

Post by the.traveller » 01 Apr 2012, 08:56

Ask your friend if he is willing to share the code here on the forum.
Maybe others can also use the oe if they have a similar problem.

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