email@example.com wrote: > > Hallo allemaal, > > I know there was a discussion about the type of file to use for scans lately > but I didn't pay very much attention to it. Now I regret it a little bit. > I decided to scan the copies of books, magazines and other kind of papers to > save room. I started with " The Commodore 64 Troubleshooting & Reapir Guide". > The copy is readable but not good enough of OCR. Depending on the quality and > size of text/graphics/drwaings I use 150 to 300 DPI. This makes files from ~ > 13K to 220K. > Don't use a 'lossy' compression format like JPEG, because if someone has a better OCR than you it will be harder for them to OCR the files. My program (omnipage) prefers TIFF files, but those can be large too, otherwise GIF is good for straight B&W... -- 01000011 01001111 01001101 01001101 01001111 01000100 01001111 01010010 01000101 Larry Anderson - Sysop of Silicon Realms BBS (209) 754-1363 300-2400 baud Commodore 8-bit page at: http://www.jps.net/foxnhare/commodore.html 01000011 01001111 01001101 01010000 01010101 01010100 01000101 01010010 01010011 - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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