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Automatic Cropping... I want to scan multi-page documents on my HP Scanjet 8270 and have every page remain 8.5" X 11" after being scanned in.  I am using HP Solution Center, which came with the scanner. At this point I have turned off automatic cropping, yet the pages are still cropped right up to the text in the previews.  I have tried creating a scan profile, but it will only apply to the page I am looking at in the preview.  The only solution I have found is to manually un-crop every page back 8.5" X 11" by dragging the borders or applying a profile to each page, which is obviously not a very good use of my time. Is there any way to get my scanning software to never crop the documents unless I tell it to?  Or maybe is there any other software that I can use with my scanner that will work better for me?

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Before turning off the autocrop feature, reset the software to the default setting. Then turn off the autocrop feature. Some scanning software need to be reset to the original default condition and accept software switches only then!

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