[sane-devel] multipage scans

Carl Karsten carl at nextdayvideo.com
Mon Dec 14 21:19:39 UTC 2015

gscan2pdf - also neat.

I see it does deskew - perhaps you can give me some advice.

The rest is kinda OT for sane-dev. happy to move if someone can suggest a
more appropriate list.

I print this:


As those talks are happening, write the start/end and maybe some notes.

I scan it:


chop it into talks:


OCR, find "9571" and link the image to the page where the data needs to
travel to:


The "chop" step has issues.  There are 2 page layouts (p1 has more stuff in
the header), I have not been consistent about scan techniques (I typically
ask someone else to scan and give me the files) Paper size is not
consistent, printer quality is not consistent.

I don't mind tweaking the pdf to help this process, like add a boarder or
registration marks, and I have been thinking of adding little bar codes if
I can figure out how to do that with reportlab

Here is the code that chops and OCRs and such:

On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 1:17 PM, Jeffrey Ratcliffe <
jeffrey.ratcliffe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 14 December 2015 at 14:05, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Why not just use scanimage -b ?
> Or gscan2pdf?
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