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I'm curious it is possible to instead of taking photos/scans, but leverage an existing photo in the camera roll as an input to Scannable to leverage it's scale/reshape tools.

The application:

I attend trade shows and find the presented powerpoints useful.  The actual presentation materials are not physically shared with the audience, just projected.  Sitting in the audience I take the photo and have a number of slides in my camera roll.  The majority of these are trapezodial and would love to leverage scannable to reform the image like it would normally.  Then take several of these images to produce an output PDF. 

Please let me know if this is possible.  (or if anyone knows of a good app to take a set of photos of presented slides to reform and make a PDF.)  Then I would love to save the OCR'd PDF to Evernote.

Thanks,

Daren

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With the app „Office lens“ (Microsoft, free on the AppStore) beside other functions it is possible to open any picture from the camera roll of an iPhone or iPad. It can then be manually corrected to a frontal perspective by picking the edges, and saved back to the camera roll. There seems to be no automatic perspective correction, that exists if the picture is taken directly with Office Lens using the devices camera.

Once there is the collection of the corrected pictures, use an app to create a pdf from them (in my case PDF Expert from readdle).

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Thanks - Will leverage at the next trade show presentation!

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I have similar question. I would like to be able to use Scannable on an existing photo in the camera roll. Is it possible?

Sometimes I have already taken a photo of something and later I realize that I would actually like to scan it into Evernote.

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Guys, it's already more than a year passed since the feature had been enquired. And it's still impossible to open a photo from Camera Roll on iPhone in Scannable. C'mon, developers, we believe in you!

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It would be wonderful to have this functionality in Scannable or native support within Evernote as I would use it regularly.  Instead I'm using the suggested "workaround" by PinkElephant above (Microsoft's Office Lens.)

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