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Sales, Swaps, Auction & Approvals/Approvals Disc. : Scanning Images

 

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Dakota
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18 Oct 2015
06:23:53pm
I cannot seem to scan images using any size of approval cards or stock sheets. I keep getting told that I have exceeded to maximum size. I would like to list Approval books.
I am scanning with a Canon copier.

Does anyone have any ideas on what I can do? Thanks in advance.
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Liz

18 Oct 2015
06:45:08pm
re: Scanning Images

Dakota - For a large lot of stamps such as you mention, try scanning at 200 DPI - Then reduce the size of the image to no more than 1000 pixels wide.

I'm no expert when it comes to scanning, but that's what I do using the scanning program Irfanview.

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18 Oct 2015
09:04:07pm
re: Scanning Images

The maximum pixel width for posting on the board is 900 wide. I would guess they are probably the same for sales.

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Liz

18 Oct 2015
09:23:19pm
re: Scanning Images

See posting #2 from Tim Auld (October 26, 2014)
http://stamporama.com/discboard/disc_main.php?action=20&id=9513#65672

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18 Oct 2015
10:04:27pm
re: Scanning Images

Liz

Tim was explaining the resizing software he had installed; he was not recommending a size greater than 900 pixels wide, which is the current maximum which will display correctly. I would advise members to play it safe and use 900 pixels wide as their default.

Members: If you are concerned how your image will display, you can always use the "test" area on the discussion board to try it out.

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Dakota
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21 Oct 2015
03:56:46pm
re: Scanning Images

Thanks everybody. I have it figured out.

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Liz

21 Oct 2015
04:56:11pm
re: Scanning Images

Great! Now you're off to the races.

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Dakota

18 Oct 2015
06:23:53pm

I cannot seem to scan images using any size of approval cards or stock sheets. I keep getting told that I have exceeded to maximum size. I would like to list Approval books.
I am scanning with a Canon copier.

Does anyone have any ideas on what I can do? Thanks in advance.

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Liz

18 Oct 2015
06:45:08pm

re: Scanning Images

Dakota - For a large lot of stamps such as you mention, try scanning at 200 DPI - Then reduce the size of the image to no more than 1000 pixels wide.

I'm no expert when it comes to scanning, but that's what I do using the scanning program Irfanview.

Liz

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AntoniusRa

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18 Oct 2015
09:04:07pm

re: Scanning Images

The maximum pixel width for posting on the board is 900 wide. I would guess they are probably the same for sales.

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mitch.seymourfamily. ...
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Liz

18 Oct 2015
09:23:19pm

re: Scanning Images

See posting #2 from Tim Auld (October 26, 2014)
http://stamporama.com/discboard/disc_main.php?action=20&id=9513#65672

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18 Oct 2015
10:04:27pm

re: Scanning Images

Liz

Tim was explaining the resizing software he had installed; he was not recommending a size greater than 900 pixels wide, which is the current maximum which will display correctly. I would advise members to play it safe and use 900 pixels wide as their default.

Members: If you are concerned how your image will display, you can always use the "test" area on the discussion board to try it out.

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Dakota

21 Oct 2015
03:56:46pm

re: Scanning Images

Thanks everybody. I have it figured out.

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Liz

21 Oct 2015
04:56:11pm

re: Scanning Images

Great! Now you're off to the races.

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