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Re: Printing from modern Emacsen

From: Robert J. Chassell
Subject: Re: Printing from modern Emacsen
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2006 12:37:12 +0000 (UTC)

Failure on printing


with an   HP-DeskJet-932C   that was in an unopened box. 
It was probably from the late 1990s; I had to purchase a new color ink
cartridge, I suspect because the old one had dried.  I am using
`cupsys'.  According to `poptions -l', the printer is running these

    PageRegion/PageRegion: *Letter
    PrintoutMode/Printout Mode: *Normal
    Quality/Resolution, Quality, Ink Type, Media Type: *300ColorCMYK

I tried printing both from a recent CVS Emacs using `M-x lpr-buffer'
and again from a command line as `lp type42-us.ps'.  Both attempts
resulted in this message being printed instead of anything else:

    # ERROR: configurationerror

    # OFFENDING COMMAND: setpagedevice

    # STACK:




The command line

    gv type42-us.ps

for gv version 3.6.1 also produced the same message.

However, a PostScript file printed successfully when it was created
with dvi2ps version 3.2j.  This also created a file starting
%!PS-Adobe-3.0 but the PostScript file said:

    %%BeginFile: /usr/share/texmf/dvi2ps/headers/dvi2.ps

My error is different from that which Mark Aufflick saw with his
Optra T610, which is different from what Eli Zaretskii saw with his

(My LaserJet IIP stopped working so I am now dependent on the

    Robert J. Chassell
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