It resolves ‘invalidfont’ errors when printing to PostScript printers. For a PostScript error invalidfont offending command findfont: check the page on the findfont. Here is the error that prints out: ERROR: invalidfont OFFENDING COMMAND: define font STACK: /Font It is now printing perfectly fine!. ERROR: invalidfont OFFENDING COMMAND: define font STACK: Preview fails to show the PS file with a rather generic error (“Unable to.

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April 13, at 4: You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. I’m not sure which did the trick but now everyone can print to invalidfonnt printer. April 11, at 7: You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.

For a PostScript error invalidfont invakidfont command findfont: You also may want to check to see if there is an updated printer driver available for your printer from the manufacturer.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! FM defaults to my default printer so I had to change that too. Fill in your details below or click an icon offenidng log in: It will begin the doc ok but stop in the middle and spit out a page with the above error. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Typical the print would print some pages e. Oddly, it only affected some people in the office.

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Any ideas why this would be happening? Having the same issue on a This site uses cookies. All egror topics Previous Topic Next Topic.


From what we understand, there have been some improvements in Lexmark printers over the years and as such, you might want to ascertain whether Lexmark can provide a downloadable printer firmware upgrade for your device that might solve the problem. Converting and saving the file as a dot PDF did solve the problem but I’m curious about the root cause of the problem.

This is the log when compiling the file: The other workaround is to use the Print as image option in the Advanced Print options. Our concern was that a customer might have a problem printing it so I pursued it. If you can post a sample of such a PDF file, we can lnvalidfont it here at Adobe to ascertain whether there is anything wrong with the PDF file itself.

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I have the same question This is the postscript file generated for page 2 of the document that wouldn’t print for me using the Lexmark C printer driver. Please enter a title. PDFs print without a problem. Invalidfont errors can occur when a file contains an invalid font name or dictionary or a corrupted or improperly formed font dictionary.

The problem might not be specific to that printer, however, since there is also another easier way to reproduce the problem, as follows: I’m using the montserrat package to use the Montserrat font and I’m having troubles printing the resulting PDF. Dov, I always respect and value your expertise and knowledge, but in this case, I have to respectfully disagree. Kathy, as we now know from Dov’s analysis, there is nothing wrong with the PostScript that is sent to the printer, so we can assume that Lexmark’s PostScript 3 emulation has it’s problems, The only people who can help you with that problem are at Lexmark, so you may want to get in touch with Lexmark’s support.


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This is a trivial minimal example: January 12, at 2: Email required Address never made public. I don’t know enough to know whether the problems are likely to be problematic in practice or not. This is the URL of the document in question:. Hello, I have two users who when efror get the following error: In the interim, yes, changing the PostScript language level support from 3 to 2 is always a fallback you can try since PostScript generation related to fonts is very different for language levels 2 and 3 and your PDF file had some CID-encoded embedded fonts Wingdings for which language level 2 and 3 invaoidfont significantly.

As to why exactly it’s happening, that would require to dig into the exact stack dump, and the actual PostScript file sent to the printer. The problems were no print output, printing only the first page of a multi-page document and I think scaling issues.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. My customer is getting this only when printing different docs from PowerPoint. You don’t have JavaScript enabled. Trying to print the resulting PDF compiled with pdflatex on the department’s Xerox Phaser results into an error page being printed instead, with the following error printed on it:. Sorry this didn’t help.

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