Grey background to scanned documents

  Trikie 23:10 20 Feb 05

I spoke too soon on this query:

"When using the Smart Panel "Copy" to photocopy text documents (black ink on white paper) the copy has a grey shade where the white should be. Is there any way to overcome this?
Printer is Epson Stylus Photo 890. PC is XP Home."

The replies sorted a straight photo copy but when I scan to file (to copy and add more text using Picture-It)I still get the grey background.

I've done a test print before copying it to Picture-It and the grey is already there.

  Happy Soul 01:34 21 Feb 05

Trikie I can only say what I said before in your previous thread.

Scan as black and white.

Don't use auto, grey scale or colour.

  Mango Grummit 02:26 21 Feb 05

Even with black and white you may need to experiment with the lighter/darker setting. Suggest you keep going lighter until you achieve a white background. Too dark and it will be grey.

  Trikie 16:03 21 Feb 05

Thanks. I was using b&w, will now try varying the settings,

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