When buying a scanner, do you prefer a Portrait layout or Landscape layout?

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  1. AznFreeballiN

    AznFreeballiN mangekyo sharingan

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    Portrait or Landscape?
     
  2. RyanL

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    I know that this sounds crazy but you can rotate a portrait document 90 degrees and it will work on a landscrape scanner...
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    That's crazy talk. Don't listen to him, you need two scanners.
     
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    yea, uh, portrait and landscape are the same thing...
     
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    you mean which direction the logo is stuck on? Because, even in landscape scanners, the scanning element moves as if it were a portrait.
     
  7. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    The orientation of the unit would be the last thing I would be worried about. Along with the color of it.
     
  8. AznFreeballiN

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    yeah see thats what i mean. so orientation doesnt matter eh?
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Only ergonomically
     
  10. Shampoo

    Shampoo Rinse & Repost

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    I've got a Portrait scanner :dunno:
     

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