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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Two ways to fix it: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see showw Select Printers and Faxes under the Start button 2. Besides not using such fonts, there are two possible solutions for this problem:. Try creating the printfile or PDF file in another fashion. December 12, at 6: You don’t have JavaScript enabled. March 16, at 9: A PostScript error Invalidfont can show up for a number of offendin but such errors are obviously always font related. However, I deselected the “Rely on system fonts only 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 offendkng 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.


The “download as softfont” produces the same result. 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. After upgrading to Windows 7 a couple of users had this error when printing om a Dell n: Usually, one has to decrypt the font to determine the exact cause of the error. Oddly, it only affected some people in the office. Converting and saving the file as a dot PDF did solve the problem but I’m curious about the root cause of the problem.

Any idea on what is happening? I’m using the montserrat package to use the Montserrat font and I’m having troubles printing the resulting PDF.

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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email required Address never made public. Share Facebook Twitter Email. I have Acrobat vXI. These problems were always fixed by an updated driver.

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Having the same issue on a For a PostScript error invalidfont offending command awidthshow: This content invalicfont been marked as final.


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.

Can anyone tell me how to create or change my PDFs so anyone can print them anywhere? By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. FM defaults to my default printer so I had to change that too.

For the time being, you can print using the level 2 language level. I’ve been having this problem with a job application my son was trying to download.

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This thread is locked. Switching from Level 3 to Level 2 is actually what I would have recommended, so you’ve already done the right thing to get this document to print. I know first hand of a number of instances where an update to Adobe Acrobat caused problems on our office multi-functional devices running the Adobe PS interpreter.

Typical the print would print some pages e. Now the error should no longer appear. Notify me of new comments via email. I am getting the error from MS Word with a document that uses Calibri 10 pt.