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"Skip Blank Page" Set to 0.1% Yet still skips pages with footers and headers


Just got a 9080c, working great except for the skip blank page function.

We have a few pages from emails and such that have a second 'blank' page however when the original was printed, it printed on to two pages. We need to keep both sides as the front page says 'Page 1 or 2' - so for compliance we need to prove there was indeed nothing on Page 2.

On Page 2 (the other side of the page there is 'Page 2 of 2' printed on the top right and also the date '03/01/2007' at the bottom left - nothing else. This to me is more than 0.1% of the page cover in black pixels...however it just skips them...

At the moment our scanner employee is duplexing the whole lot and then manually removing the real blank pages...

Below is a jpg of our page we want the scanner to pick up:

Any ideas? Thanks!

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Have you adjusted the blank page slider i? Move the slider to set the Ratio of black pixels between 0 and 20%.

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

The Canon CapturePerfect 3 'Skip Blank Page' feature. This feature has an area which ignores the outside area (approx 10%) of any page. As your image is within that area then it assumes that this is a blank page!!! This is a part of the ISIS/Twain Driver parameters.

The other post is correct when they say that the easiest thinh to do is to mark the orriginal.

Posted on May 02, 2008

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We have the same problem where I work. We use a black texta and draw a line down the middle of the page. This gives the scanner a point to pick up apart from the minimal text at the top. However, this will only work if you are happy to have a line on your scanned document!

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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