Strange PDF printing problems
nigel at rmk.co.il
Wed Sep 17 02:28:01 BST 2008
Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 2008/9/16 Nigel Ridley <nigel at rmk.co.il>:
>> Using KPDf I can 'see' the text in the print preview but it doesn't print.
>> If I open it in Acroread and print to file, then open the resulting .ps with KGhostView, I again
>> can 'see' the text in the print preview but it doesn't print. Actually the printer (an Epson
>> Stylus CX3700) does all the sounds and mechanical works - I can hear the print head going back
>> and forward, nice and slowly as if it's printing something but it's invisible! It just prints a
>> piece of text on the side column (vertically) "Owner's manual ONYX 1640" in a light blue color.
>> My wife's XP box is in her office at work - not connected at all to mine (at home).
>> I am using Kubuntu 8.04 KDE 3.5.9
> Sounds like you're out of ink.
According to 'mtink' there was enough of each of the colors. After testing, and noticing that
other colors printed but not the black, I used mtink to 'clean the nozzle'. After that everthing
is back in working order.
Have a great day.
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