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Iím not sure if this is an application issue or a Printer issue so Iím sorry if Iíve posted it in the wrong category! When I try to print anything ...
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- 02-19-2004 #1
Printing form OpenOffice.org 1.1.0
When I try to print anything from within OpenOffice.org 1.1.0 nothing comes out at all. No error message, nothing. If I print through other programs (Kword, Adobe Acrobat Reader etc.) it prints fine.
Iíve tried the print command (in OpenOffice.org 1.1.0 Printer Administrator) lpr, lpr ĖP samsung-ml-1210, kprinter but none of them have an effect. With kprinter the KDE print dialog comes up but when I click on print nothing prints.
It worked fine up till recently (I think until I upgraded to KDE 3.2)
Samsung ml-1210 on USB using CUPS + foomagic GDI print driver
Any ideas please?
PS. I also think that firefox wonít print either but I havenít had time to test it again.
- 02-19-2004 #2
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- Jul 2003
- Farnborough, UK
You should use lp-cups instead of lp (or it maybe lpr-cups, depending on how your printing system is setup.Lansbury's Lido
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- 02-20-2004 #3
Thank you for the reply. After hours of configuring everything (Yast2, cups, KDE, OOo) in the end the solution was simple, but rather strange.
The OOo printer administrator only had 2 fonts installed (Nimbus Sans & Lucida) so I could only print if my document was formatted to these fonts. I had to install all of the other fonts on my system (Times New Roman, Arial, Courier, Serif etc.) and then I could format my document to whatever font I wanted and it would print fine.
As they say, ďsimple when you know howĒ