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Old 03-19-2004, 12:38 AM   #1
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Postscript error when printing with OpenOffice


Whenever I try to print from OpenOffice, I get a blank page except for:

ERROR:configurationerror
OFFENDING COMMAND:setpagedevice

STACK:

-dictionary-

My printer works with just about every other kind of file eg. pdf, ps, txt. I even get the same error if I choose "Print to File" and then print the resulting .ps file. I googled for the error message and I found a few pages (http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mil.../PStrID4.html, for example) that describe the error, but none that tell me how to fix it.
Any ideas?

TIA



PS: my printer is a Xerox DocuPrint N17 and I am using CUPS
 
Old 03-19-2004, 01:20 AM   #2
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Hmmm ... I don't know the printer, but you
could try setting PostScript level 2 or 1
instead of 3...


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Old 03-19-2004, 01:32 AM   #3
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How do I do that? I've looked through the OpenOffice help, but I don't see an option to change it.

(I think it might be the solution though, because I checked all the .ps files the worked and they were level 2...)
 
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In spadmin ... under printer settings


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Old 03-19-2004, 05:36 PM   #5
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Yay! It works! Thank you!
 
Old 03-19-2004, 06:01 PM   #6
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Pleasure :) ... feel free to give me an affero ;)



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Old 03-22-2004, 06:38 AM   #7
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fwiw, I found a better way - in the cups setup utility, you can choose the postscript level as a driver filter - that way it will work for any .ps file, not just the OOo output

PS the affero will come as soon as i get a job/credit card
 
  


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