9. Image Menu
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 All functions marked with a * can also be included in a toolbar.

9.1 Imageviewer Display Options
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Image Information: BCS-2 is able to show image information (size, resolution, colour depth, …). Those information can be shown in the information menu. If you are using the OCR, several formates can be checked.

 

*Toggle vertical splitline: Runs to seperate parts of a page, if vertical splitlines are present. Splitlines can be selected by using icons or in the view menu.

 

*Toggle horizontal splitline: Runs to seperate parts of a page, if horizontal splitlines are present. Splitlines can be selected by using icons or in the view menu.

 

*Toggle erase inner: The content of the selected area will be coloured white. The area is temporarily saved in clipboard. It only can be paste as a new image or transferd into a new document.

 

*Toggle erase outer: The content  ouside the selected area will be coloured white.

 

*Invert: Change image colours.

 

Equalize: Correct image. (For images made with a camera)

 

V-Shape Correction: The angel of the book cradle will be eliminated.

*Remove black borader: Black areas around the scanned image will be coloured white.

 

*Grayscale: The colour image will be  shown as grayscale image. It’ll convert into a 8bit grayscale image after confirming by saving the process.

 

*Dispeckle: Remove little dots (impurities) on an image automatically. It is recommended to use this function on bitonal (black-white, 1 Bit per pixel) scans.

 

*Deskew:  Deskew image automatically.

 

*Manual Deskew: You can draw a line to define the angle of deskewing by holding left mouse key. A correction angel will be shown too, while drawing the deskew line.

 

Automatical cut: The page on the image will be recognized automatically. Then the image will be cut. With the Auto-Crop mode you are able to set if you want to convert only a part of the page. BCS-2 will save this setting for further jobs.

Border value are the pixels which either will be left outside or will be deleted inside the area.

  • Value 0: The software tries to recognize the margins of the page.
  • Value 0-1.000: The higher this value is the more of the margin will be deleted.
  • Value- 1.000-0: The lower this value is the more of the margin will be left.

Result with Value 0

Result with Value +100

Result with Value -100

 

Automatical cut with book fold recogniction: The page will be recognized automatically. The image will be cut.

 

  *Interactiv image correction: Set colour, contrast, brightness, gamma values and saturation colour of an image.

 

*Enhance contrast: Enhance contrast of colour or grayscale scans afterwards

 

*Lower contrast: Lower contrast of colour or grayscale scans afterwards

 

*Mirror horizontally

 

*Mirror vertically

 

* Extract single page: The page on an image will be recognized, cut out and deskewed automatically 

 

* Extract page: The page on an image will be recognized, cut out and deskewed automatically 

 

*Rotate 90°

 

*Rotate 180°

 

*Rotate 270°

 

      *Rotate -1°

 

    *Rotate +1°

 

9.2 Adjust Images
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With the function adjust images you can set brightness, contrast, gamma value and colour saturation of the image afterwards, just as the threshold of the binarization.

Bildquelle: „Liebesfrühling“ F. Rückert, Sauerländer Verlag Frankfurt/Main

Source: “Liebesfrühling”, F. Rückert, Sauerländer Verlag Frankfurt/Main

These are the adjust settings:

  • Brightness
  • Contrast
  • Gamma Value
  • Colour Saturation

 

9.3 ICC-Profile Functions
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In the Image menu there are the following ICC-Profile functions, which depend on the marked images in the current job.

  • Attach ICC-Profile: The browser opens. You can select an image to attach.
  • Remove ICC-Profile: An attached image can be removed and deleted.
  • Remove ICC-Profile and save: An attached image can be removed. The image will be saved after you have selected a memory location.

Is an ICC-Profile available, you can check with the function: Image Information. If a profile is available it is shown:

ICC Profile can be attached or removed by using batch operations. These functions can be selected with: Apply operation on Job, in the job menu.