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Documents scanned as 256 grey scale/TIFF show up as black pages.

I am trying to scan several documents through our Canon DR9080 scanner. They include test and images and we are trying to use 256 grey scale as a TIFF image. When scanned using a TIFF compression the pages appear completly black when view in any program other than Capture Perfect 3.0. When I remove the compression (which makes the file way too big), the scanned pages appear fine. Please help

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Grey as you know is different shades of black. Uncompressed TIF can store this information. Compressed TIFF is not designed for this. Compressed TIFF is for blck & white only. Try JPG option. JPG can compress Color & Grey. For pure black & white chose TIFF compression.

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