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The VueScan Bible by Sascha Steinhoff

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Reference – Crop tab

The crop area in VueScan serves two purposes. First, it marks the area that is actually going to be scanned by framing it with a blinking dashed line. Everything outside the crop area will—surprise, surprise—be cropped. Second, the crop area plays an important role in calculating color balance, histogram, and other exposure settings. If needed, VueScan has some options that allow you to configure exposure settings independently from the crop.

VueScan offers a wide range of cropping options—manual, automatic, and in-between. For a preview of the cropped original, switch over from the Preview window to the Scan window. The cropping frame can be adjusted in the corresponding tab or simply via the mouse in the Preview window. The ...

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