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HolidayBuyer's Guide

Plenty of instructions

Choose reference object

Resize the rectangle

Circle-shaped paper

From frustration to anger

The CamRuler app has an extensive help section, but that won't save you from the interface.
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CamRuler offers several reference objects to choose from, including common paper sizes and common coins and bills from several different countries.
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I'm not far off here with the size of the paper, but trying to get that rectangle to fit around the paper in the photo was nearly impossible. It's almost like a game where the app fights you every step of the way.
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When I decided to touch the Area button on the bottom to resize my rectangle around the paper, the app gave me a circle with no way to go back.
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After all my minute adjustments and trying to fix the outline of my reference object, there was no way to go back to the previous screen. I guess I should just start over from scratch.
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