Am I going nuts (or just ga-ga)?

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Post by blinddrew »

ef37a wrote: Fri May 27, 2022 4:11 pm I shall print out a form and do it by hand as advised, if I can get my scanner working I could still email it in.

Not sure what kind of phone (if any) you have Dave but I've not used my scanner in ages, a photo of an A4 doc comes through more than good enough for legibility purposes.
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blinddrew wrote: Fri May 27, 2022 4:30 pm
ef37a wrote: Fri May 27, 2022 4:11 pm I shall print out a form and do it by hand as advised, if I can get my scanner working I could still email it in.

Not sure what kind of phone (if any) you have Dave but I've not used my scanner in ages, a photo of an A4 doc comes through more than good enough for legibility purposes.

Good enough perhaps Drew but my colour scanner does not 'shake' or screw the geometry. I reckon I could do better with a proper camera than a phone?

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I use 'Genius Scan' app on the iPad to scan, PDF and email receipts etc. Very painless once set up and understood - and it allows you to correct wonky perspectives. Also available on Android.
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ef37a wrote: Fri May 27, 2022 4:11 pm
I shall print out a form and do it by hand as advised, if I can get my scanner working I could still email it in.

Dave.

Maybe you could take a picture with your phone and send that?
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BillB wrote: Fri May 27, 2022 5:32 pm I use 'Genius Scan' app on the iPad to scan, PDF and email receipts etc. Very painless once set up and understood - and it allows you to correct wonky perspectives. Also available on Android.
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You don't GET "wonky perspectives with a scanner! Geez! Talk about re inventing the wheel!

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Dave, you raised the concern about screwing the perspective with a phone, I’m just letting you know that the app can deal with it and, as Drew says, with plenty of resolution to be readable. I use it because I can’t take a scanner on the train, and also because it’s a lot easier even when I am in the office or at home. But if you can get your scanner working, carry on with what you like and know.
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BillB wrote: Fri May 27, 2022 11:47 pm Dave, you raised the concern about screwing the perspective with a phone, I’m just letting you know that the app can deal with it and, as Drew says, with plenty of resolution to be readable. I use it because I can’t take a scanner on the train, and also because it’s a lot easier even when I am in the office or at home. But if you can get your scanner working, carry on with what you like and know.

Yeah, I know Be' Just me being a cranky, flippant old sod!

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Try the "Fill and Sign" button in Acrobat Reader.

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https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/f ... -sign.html

Click on the button, click on the field, and type away.

(This is assuming that the form has been created with fields, but it probably has.)
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ef37a wrote: Sat May 28, 2022 8:52 am Yeah, I know Be' Just me being a cranky, flippant old sod!
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I can neither confirm nor deny that's what I was thinking :bouncy:
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Post by Arpangel »

ef37a wrote: Sat May 28, 2022 8:52 am
Yeah, I know Be' Just me being a cranky, flippant old sod!

Dave.

You haven’t even reached the bottom slopes of cranky-hood yet Dave, I bought a beer from the local corner shop, threw the car keys on the back seat, and tried to start the car with the beer can.

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:bouncy: Best laugh so far today :bouncy:
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BillB wrote: Sun May 29, 2022 9:49 am:bouncy: Best laugh so far today :bouncy:

It’s not good, more of these types of things are happening, it’s bad.
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