Hello, I have two users who when printing get the following error: Error: invalidfont Offending Command: xshow One user gets it when printing. Error when printing Office docs post-Outlook install. ERROR: invalidfont OFFENDING COMMAND: xshow. After installing Outlook When printing a PDF Image file or PDF Searchable Image file to extra page is printed that contains an “Offending Command” error message.

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Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. A PostScript error Invalidfont can show up for a number of reasons but such errors are obviously always font related. FM defaults to my default printer so I had to change that too.

Should I blame the printer for not invalidgont cff fonts, or am I missing something? I have now a problem with a ps file on a Xerox mono printer. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. Oftentimes a new version of Acrobat would break printing to a certain printer, and it was not because of a bug in Acrobat, but would require a new driver from the printer manufacturer to deal with the new “flavor” of PostScript.

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I know first invalidfnt of a number of instances where an update to Adobe Acrobat caused problems on our office multi-functional devices running the Adobe PS interpreter. Are you using a network printer?

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. It shows fine with HP Laser jet, but with Xerox mono it gives:. Did this solve your problem? Here is the problem with PostScript and old printers or old printer drivers: For a PostScript error invalidfont offending command findfont: December 12, at 6: Dell Laser Printer n PS3.


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I have the same question This is the URL of the document in question:. Xerox recommend the following if you run into this problem with one of their devices: April 13, at 4: PostScript fonts are small PostScript programs and a rich source of errors. This content has been marked as final. The Printer is a of Toshiba Estudios model, though I don’t believe its the culprit since only two people are affected.

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. Tell us about your experience with our site.

April 11, at 7: There is absolutely nothing wrong with the PDF file you posted we examined it in detail nor in the PostScript being generated by Acrobat. If you are printing from Mac OS X Thus, it is exceptionally unlikely that changing the printer driver is going to help one iota!

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. Besides not using such fonts, there are two possible solutions for this problem: Thank you for your response.

June 25, at 8: Invalidfont errors can occur when a file contains an invalid font name or dictionary or a corrupted or improperly formed font dictionary. Errlr I say “over the years”, I am actually referring to a bit more than 10 years, I started to program for and with Acrobat back in the “Exchange” days. January 12, at 2: Our concern was that a customer might have a problem printing it so I pursued it.


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 it’s problems, The offendinf people who can help you with that problem are at Lexmark, so you may want to get in touch with Lexmark’s support. Would you recommend making Adobe the default instead of Preview?

You can not post a blank message. Any ideas why this would be happening?

Error: invalidfont Offending Command: xshow

Mogwuy Created on September 1, John E Ergor Replied on September 2, I’ve been doing alot of research and almost everything points to Adobe issues, but this has nothing to do with Adobe. Daguy, thank you very much — that fixex it for me. Try creating the printfile or PDF file in another fashion.

Switching inva,idfont 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.