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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You also have the choice of printing in PCL to your printer which may require that you install a PCL driver – that will also very likely avoid this problem. Follow yellow highlighted settings below and select Apply. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, egror you cannot reply to this thread. As to comnand exactly it’s happening, that would require to dig into the exact stack dump, and the actual PostScript file sent to the printer.

Error: invalidfont Offending Command: xshow

If he reprints the doc, it will stop at a different spot with the same error page at the end. For printers that claim to be PostScript-based, Acrobat and Reader generate their own PostScript, pretty much bypassing the printer driver entirely except to ascertain the printer properties such as PostScript language level, paper trays, etc.

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Does this mean we have to change all of our printer drivers to PCL 6??? 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.

To find out commanf, including how to control cookies, see here: PDFs print without a problem. Tell us about your experience with our site. Usually, one has to decrypt the font to determine the exact cause of the error. command

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I have Acrobat vXI. Thanks for marking this as the answer.

This entry was posted on March 17, at Aandersen’s Weblog Just another humble weblog. This is a trivial minimal example: January 12, at 2: FM defaults to my default printer so I had to change that too.

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Invalidfont errors can occur when a file contains an invalid font name or dictionary or a corrupted or improperly formed font dictionary. June 27, at 6: June 25, at 8: Typical the print invalivfont print some pages e.

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It shows fine with HP Laser jet, but with Xerox mono it gives:. I now have a few more steps to my end-of-cycle checklist but it shouldn’t happen again. I have the same question Show 1 Likes 1. But I think the error should be resolved with above steps.


As I guess you’d expect, since gs worked. However, it reports some issues invaalidfont lmr This sends a massive raster bitmap of each page to the printer and thus bypasses any font issues albeit with dramatically poorer performance and possibly significantly poorer print quality. Share Facebook Twitter Email. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

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Errro helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Post as a guest Name. However, I’d avoid passing through ps2pdf because of the disadvantages we all know and the failing printer is the only color printer we have at the department, so I need to use that one. Now the error should no longer appear.

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