Thunderbird Printing problems

Jack Jackson jackson.linux at
Tue Oct 11 15:02:12 UTC 2005

squareyes wrote:
> Hi all,
> am having problems printing out emails from Thunderbird.
> Printer is HP Laserjet 1100, works fine from OpenOffice, gedit etc.
> Will not print from the "print" in the file menu, and only sometimes will
> it print from the "print" icon.When clicking on either it shows that it 
> is printing,
> but does not show any print dialog, only shuts down Thunderbird.
> Does anyone have any ideas as to what I am doing wrong?
> Thanks in advance,
> Take Care,
> Winton
THis is going to sound weird but try this:

When you open Thunderbird, select File -> Page Setup. WHen that dialog 
opens, click OK. Then try printing.

Let us know if it works

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