Rather than create multiple scan settings, which can get confusing for the scanning user, I've configured a default template which does everything that 99% of users require.


These optimal scan settings (for any Panasonic scanner) will scan EITHER/both simplex and duplex, mixed sizes of paper, and will split on the (front) side of blank pages. Blank pages are removed. This means that a simplex document will scan front and back pages, but will drop the backside. Duplex documents will scan in fine as well. When it sees that the front of a page is blank, a new document will be created. 


  • Click 'new' 

  1. Name this scanner setting. I prefixed it with scanner model, 5055, and then default

  2. Check - Duplex

  3. Check - Remove Blank pages

  4. Blank page threshold: 40 pixels

  5. Blank Page Margin: 150,150,150,150

  6. Document split method: select blank page

  7. Split detect sides: 'front'

  8. Click 'advanced settings'

        9. (There is no 9th step) 

10. Click the 'Common' tab

11. Automatic crop -> check 'Enable'

12. Check 'Select max paper size'

  1. Click 'Basic' tab

  2. Paper source: 'ADF duplex'

  3. Page size: 'scanner's maximum'

  4. Check 'automatic image orientation'

  5. check 'automatic crop'

  6. check 'deskew'

  1. Press OK

  2. Click 'Save'