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Erase Color

Copies by erasing a certain color in the image of the original.

1Select a color mode.

2Press [Edit / Color].

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3Press [Color], and then press [Erase Color].

4Select the color to be erased.

Operation panel screen illustration

Up to four colors can be erased at the same time.

5After selecting all colors to be erased, press [OK] twice.

6Place the originals, and then press the [Start] key.


  • The width of the color to be erased can be adjusted in five levels. When the width of the color is set to [Wider] under Color Sensitivity in User Tools and red has been specified, colors close to orange and purple will be erased. You can change the setting. For details about Color Sensitivity, see “Adjust Color Image”.

  • To cancel the selection, press the selected (highlighted) key.

  • When the Full Color is selected, the full color counter will advance by “1”. When the Black & White is selected, the mono-color counter will advance by “1”.

  • For examples of what you can do with the color functions, see “Available Color Functions”.