Description: Autocrop and deskew are very useful features to have enabled on your scanner. Having them on means that slanted scans will be reoriented and black margins will be cut.
Scanner models: Panasonic 5055
Process: Autocrop and deskew can only be enabled *only* when *both* scanner reference plates (see below) are set to black.
Important Note: After setting the reference plates to black, power off and on the scanner, and then restart the Docstar client.
The following pictures might give you a better frame of reference for where these plates are located:
Finally, here's a video: