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Old 30th Oct 2019, 2:06 am   #43
Julesomega
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Default Re: How to create a PDF from multiple JPEGs?

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Originally Posted by Nymrod121 View Post
About two years back, I spent a leisurely fortnight of evenings (!) scanning a wiring specifications and standards handbook previously issued to Department staff involved in broadcast Equipment Designs

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I'm considering 'biting the bullet' and buying a professional program that can do the conversion more efficiently whilst retaining the overall quality ... so JulesOmega I'll be delighted to compare notes when I meet up with you re. the Tek transformer that you've so kindly (and patiently!) kept for me, ahead of my next visit northwards

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Guy
Hello Guy, I've been trying to complete the scan of a manual that Ed Dinning kindly lent me, in time to take it back for the Golborne swapmeet on Saturday. I finished tonight, having scanned everything at 150dpi. All pages were then carefully edited to clean them up, sharpen and adjust brightness/contrast. All were saved as JPGs at 58% quality except for fine schematics which were saved at 68%. Crucially, none were re-sized.

Then I PDF'd them with Image To PDF or XPS and after a couple of goes got a perfect PDF document. I was so pleased, I made a donation to the developer!

Hope to meet up soon, or I could email you a smaller PDF of just one of the schematics from that manual.
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