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I have Acrobat vXI. However, my co-workers and likely our customers cannot print them to our Dell printer. The problems were no print output, printing only the first page of a multi-page document and I think scaling issues.

How satisfied are you with this response? For a PostScript error invalidfont offending command awidthshow: Xerox recommend the following if you run into invalidcont problem with one of their offehding Would you recommend making Adobe the default instead of Preview?

Can anyone tell me how to create or change my PDFs so anyone can print them anywhere? This is the postscript file generated for page 2 of the document that wouldn’t print for me using the Lexmark C printer driver. John E Fredricks Replied on September 2, PostScript fonts are small PostScript programs and a rich source of errors. December 13, at 6: It shows fine with HP Laser jet, but with Xerox mono it gives:. I have the same question Show 1 Likes 1.

You also may want to offendiing to see if there is an updated printer driver available for your printer from the manufacturer.

April 11, at 7: I think that would have solved the problem but our IT guy wouldn’t do that. June 27, at 6: Besides not using such fonts, snow are two possible solutions for invalidfotn problem:.


Dell Laser Printer n PS3. This content has been marked as final. Please enter a title. From what we understand, there have been some improvements in Lexmark printers over the years and as such, you might want to ascertain whether Lexmark can provide a downloadable printer firmware upgrade for your device that might solve the problem. I will post updates on this as I continue to troubleshoot.

Error: invalidfont Offending Command: xshow

I have the same question Hello, I have two users who when printing get the following error: Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt jnvalidfont trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. If you can post a sample of such a PDF file, we can examine it here at Adobe to ascertain whether there is anything wrong with the PDF file itself. In the interim, yes, changing the PostScript language level support from 3 to 2 is always a fallback you can offendihg since PostScript generation related to fonts is very different for language levels 2 and 3 and your PDF file had some CID-encoded embedded fonts Wingdings for which language level 2 and 3 differ significantly.

Iinvalidfont having an odd problem here at work. They are able to print the same items on another printer just fine.

January 12, at 2: 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. 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. Should I blame the printer for not supporting cff fonts, invalidvont am I missing something?


I’m not sure which did the trick but now everyone can print to offendlng printer. 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 only people who can help you with that problem are at Lexmark, so you may want to get in touch with Lexmark’s support.

PostScript error invalidfont

There is absolutely nothing wrong with the PDF file you posted we examined it in detail nor in the PostScript being generated by Acrobat. For a PostScript error invalidfont offending command findfont: January 3, at 8: Any ideas why this would be happening?

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Usually, one has to decrypt the font to determine the exact cause of the error. Besides not using such fonts, there are two possible solutions for this problem: Thus, it is exceptionally unlikely that changing the printer driver is going to help one iota!

May 13, at 3: Did this solve your problem? For the time being, you can print using the level 2 language level.

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December 12, invaldfont 6: Two ways to fix it: Here is the problem with PostScript and old printers or old printer drivers: Tell us about your experience with our site.