[talk-ph] [OSM-talk] will walkingpapers printed on black and white work?

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 11:52:40 GMT 2010


On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 7:14 PM, Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists)
<ajrlists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Simon Hewison wrote:
>>Sent: 26 February 2010 10:55 AM
>>To: talk at openstreetmap.org
>>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] will walkingpapers printed on black and white work?
>>On 26/02/2010 08:25, maning sambale wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am using walking-papers printed on black&  white laser printing but
>>> I didn't tried uploading the scans (I don't have a scanner).  I simply
>>> used the map as reference for my mapping.
>>> My questions is:  If the map is printed on b/w will the rectification
>>> work when it's uploaded in walking-papers.org?
>>Yes, colour is not used for the recification. Also, It doesn't warp the
>>images - it shouldn't have to (unless your printer and scanner have
>>serious problems), it just reads the 2D barcode and works out what part
>>of the world it was, and arranges the scan as suitably scaled tiles.
>>I've found that it doesn't work too well if the scan is a low
>>resolution, and it can't cope with PDF scans. Sadly, this means that the
>>nice HP 9000 multi-function printer at work doesn't really work for it,
>>despite it being A3.
> But it's pretty easy to convert a PDF to a jpg, no?
> Cheers
> Andy
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