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    Sticky Thread [Typesetting] Font Identification and Recommendations

    This thread is for people to ask about fonts. Whether you need help finding a font you saw somewhere or need advice on what kind of font to use for a...

    Started by DrPepperPro‎, January 30, 2006 01:44 AM
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    Sticky Thread [Discussion] Photoshop - Questions and Discussion

    Here is a place for you to talk about Photoshop (any version). You may ask questions, give tips, discuss features and plugins, share brushes and...

    Started by DrPepperPro‎, January 13, 2006 12:00 PM
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    Sticky Thread [Discussion] GIMP - Questions and Discussion

    Here is a place for you to talk about GIMP (any version). You may ask questions, give tips, discuss features and plugins, share brushes and other...

    Started by DrPepperPro‎, January 13, 2006 12:00 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread [Info] Attention to International Scanlators!

    Hello everyone First of all, sorry that I had to make everyone to read this announcement, even though a large portion of you are not involved. ...

    Started by bax‎, August 30, 2009 12:30 PM
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  1. [Discussion] Bots from manga aggregator sites

    This might not be most appropriate subforum, but I'd like it to reach as many scanlaitors who're dealing with more than just the typical scanlaitors...

    Started by Nachi‎, August 25, 2015 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 98
    Today, 02:18 AM Go to last post
  2. Search a cleaner for scan (Scanlation)

    Hi everybody, I have a project that I want to realize but I need the help of a retoucher or cleaner for that. Sometimes I make scans of comics...

    Started by Tony42‎, Yesterday 06:55 AM
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  3. Dealing with Screentones drives me nuts - which strategy to follow?

    I'm trying to scan my Kaiji volumes, and a) I know me way around image processing, but I'm a total noob when it comes to manga, and b) this manga is...

    Started by resonator79‎, May 26, 2015 03:47 PM
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    May 28, 2015, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  4. Orochi: Blood Scanlation

    Hello, I've been reading ShaggyJebus' scanlations of Orochi (translated by Molokidan) and he finished at chapter 7 "Battle" five years ago. I'm...

    Started by TheLegendMaster‎, January 27, 2015 05:18 PM
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    May 02, 2015, 08:00 AM Go to last post
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    [Cleaning] How can I clean this?

    Hey guys, i'm new here and i'm trying to learn how to clean this. And I have some doubts about some things (that I don't know how to call it)...

    Started by veronicamcs‎, January 11, 2015 10:05 PM
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    January 18, 2015, 11:51 AM Go to last post
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    [Cleaning] How do I clean this page?

    (sr for my english) i'm a totally newbie/noob when it comes to cleaning so this is the page: (original size) I...

    Started by hellangel9x‎, January 04, 2015 01:27 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 607
    January 05, 2015, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  7. [Scanning] Scanning services I recently found out there's a lot of services in Japan that offer to digitize books of your choice (this includes manga...

    Started by a6339200‎, June 28, 2014 10:20 AM
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    November 28, 2014, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  8. [Typesetting] Typesetting in Gimp!!! HELP!

    Typesetting In Gimp: Okay so I want to join a manga scans group but I really don't have any experience in typesetting. Also I don't have photoshop I...

    Started by TheWonderer‎, July 15, 2014 01:33 PM
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    November 26, 2014, 05:16 PM Go to last post
  9. New version of Typesetterer and Releasify "Released"

    I added a couple things to Typesetterer, namely the ability to auto-center text, and the ability to hide visible art layers so that you can see...

    Started by illiteracy‎, November 12, 2014 04:32 PM
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    November 12, 2014, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  10. [Cleaning] Yellow Pages

    I've tried to clean manga with yellow pages, but I can't do them right. They just remain yellow! Are there any ways to clean manga with yellow pages?...

    Started by onmypace00‎, November 02, 2014 02:32 PM
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    November 04, 2014, 12:44 PM Go to last post
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    [Cleaning] Feedback and what to improve

    It took me a long while for this page and I felt dissatisfied at the end of it, though I couldn't figure out why. Any feedback is appreciated! ...

    Started by StarkPoseidon‎, November 04, 2012 05:58 PM
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    October 31, 2014, 01:39 AM Go to last post
  12. Need TL, where do I post?

    I'm looking for a TL to pick up a dropped project, but not sure how to go about posting here correctly or finding a TL in a different place. I...

    Started by Zook‎, August 20, 2014 09:34 PM
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    August 21, 2014, 08:09 AM Go to last post
  13. [Scanning] Should I use auto-correction when scanning?

    I currently have a Canon LiDE110 scanner and scan a lot of raw for sharing, not really with any scanlation groups in particular, but more for just...

    Started by greencactus‎, August 13, 2014 01:26 PM
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    August 13, 2014, 01:26 PM Go to last post
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    [Discussion] [SOLVED] Making a website

    I don't really know where to ask this question, but I think it fitted this category the best.. but on to my question.. I'm starting a new...

    Started by Freelance Walk‎, September 03, 2013 04:44 PM
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    April 23, 2014, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  15. [Miscellaneous] Questions, I want to translate a manga.

    I have been a poster for a long time, and feel like is my turn to contribute something. I would like to translate Katte ni kaizo made by Kumeta...

    Started by perroloco‎, March 27, 2014 11:12 AM
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    March 27, 2014, 02:31 PM Go to last post
  16. [Cleaning] Remove halftone or descreen hi-res color scan?

    I'm trying to clean up some scans I have so they're nice smooth colors, but still have details in the lines. I scanned them at 600 dpi and plan on...

    Started by truanifan678‎, February 20, 2014 07:41 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,603
    February 22, 2014, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  17. [Cleaning] How do I do these stars?

    I've been trying to make these stars just like the original, but I can't make their inside white. Obs.: I'm using Photoshop CS5. I have...

    Started by Ana Clara‎, February 14, 2014 05:16 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    February 15, 2014, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  18. [Miscellaneous] Need Help on Uploading Scanlated Manga, etc...

    New to this website. Just made a scanlation group but don't know how to upload the release on this website. Can anyone teach me how to do it?

    Started by pipeds‎, January 27, 2014 01:53 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 834
    January 27, 2014, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  19. [Cleaning] Can you help me?

    I've a problem with this light line on the left, I find it often: Probably I'm stupid, couse I'm new to this job. When I clean the raw, that...

    Started by Sawaki‎, January 23, 2014 03:09 PM
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    • Views: 795
    January 24, 2014, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  20. [Cleaning] How to Draw Lines?

    I'm trying to clean and redraw these lines, but how do you do this? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    Started by tart‎, December 04, 2013 07:03 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,206
    January 17, 2014, 02:23 AM Go to last post
  21. [Cleaning] Help/Advice for Newbie Redrawer

    Good day ladies and gentlemens, is a pleasure to meet you all and hope you could advise and help me out in the future. Yes i am noob with no...

    Started by NiN‎, January 15, 2014 01:50 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,411
    January 16, 2014, 09:54 AM Go to last post
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    [Cleaning] Cloning or Coloring on top?

    Hello, just want to know your opinions on which one is better when removing the shadows (dots). Would it be better to use cloning or just color on...

    Started by R00KIE‎, January 10, 2014 04:33 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 835
    January 11, 2014, 03:12 PM Go to last post
  23. [Cleaning] how much to crop

    Hi, I'm new cleaner, I've been working on POCKET MONSTERS ADVENTURES SPECIAL manga from the raw volumes. they're a nice and clean raws but...

    Started by Libya‎, December 02, 2013 01:57 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,057
    January 08, 2014, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  24. [Miscellaneous] Recommended resolution/image type of HQ manga scans

    There a recommended resolution and image type (jpg or PNG) in terms of doing HQ scans?

    Started by Ominae‎, November 06, 2013 01:44 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,452
    January 08, 2014, 07:06 PM Go to last post
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    Poll: [Typesetting] Hyphens vs. No Hyphens

    When typesetting, if you come across some text that won't fit decently in a bubble, what do you prefer to do? Do you prefer to use hypens in order to...

    Started by Bizkit‎, November 20, 2013 06:31 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,020
    January 08, 2014, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  26. [Cleaning] Want to start cleaning, looking for some feedback if you would be so kind :)

    Hello! I'm new to this and just really wanted to know if I was doing this right or how wrong I was doing it. I'll take any and all...

    Started by Yandeko‎, November 10, 2013 07:03 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    January 08, 2014, 06:50 PM Go to last post
  27. [Scanning] Scanning in Grayscale Mode

    So I scanned my book in grayscale mode, as suggested by most of the online scanning guides, but they somehow turned out like this. Note: I used...

    Started by Deruaz‎, November 02, 2013 11:42 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 888
    January 08, 2014, 06:27 PM Go to last post
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    [Cleaning] Example of Cleaned Chapters

    Cleaned by Rulate Project cleaned 24 cleaned 25...

    Started by kentus‎, September 09, 2013 03:52 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,418
    September 09, 2013, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  29. [Discussion] Preserving quality (the scanning process and final file saving)

    Hello! (this is a bit lengthy post ^^;;) I happen to be self though scanlaitor that 95% of the time worked as leader of the group(s) as well. So I...

    Started by Nachi‎, August 31, 2013 11:48 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,215
    September 03, 2013, 02:28 PM Go to last post
  30. [Typesetting] Wild Words intl in OTF (find or make?)

    I am Brazilian, and my language has a lot of accents. I googled over all the internet and I couldn't find the version of WildWords intl in OTF. ...

    Started by Kayo7‎, May 28, 2013 07:28 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,815
    August 20, 2013, 03:48 PM Go to last post

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