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Re: Print crashes Amaya 5.1 on Win98

From: Laurent Carcone <Laurent.Carcone@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 19:17:45 +0200
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20010719171745.941776F92@tux.inrialpes.fr>
> > > Hi, everyone. I'm new to the list and new to Amaya. It looks like it
> is
> > > going to become my primary writing tool. I like the interface.
> > >
> > > Problem:
> > >
> > > When I attempt to print from Amaya 5.1 on a Win98 system, I get the
> > > following messages:
> > >
> > > Error- Source: PrintDoc (4)
> > >
> > > then either I get the Windows "program has performed an illegal
> > > operation and will be shut down" dialog or sometimes the blue screen
> of
> > > death "Fatal exception has 0A has occurred at 0147:00008831..." or
> Amaya
> > > crashes without any notification.
> > >
> > > Sometimes the material is sent to the printer and prints okay. At
> other
> > > times only part of the material prints. Sometimes I get multiple
> copies
> > > and the printer spool talks of printing "page 57 of 2 pages," etc.
> > >
> > > I have scanned the archives back to January for every report of
> printer
> > > problems or crashes I could find without seeing anything like this.
> Is
> > > there a fix that I've missed? Is this a known problem? If it is
> > > something new, is there anything I can do to help identify it
> better?
> > >
> > > Will Woodhull
> > >

> >
> > Hello Will,
> >
> > Does your printing problem occurs with some specific documents or is
> it
> > general?
> > If it concerns certain documents only, could you send us one of them.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Laurent CARCONE

> 
> The problem is general and consistently repeatable with documents from
> different sources. Two that would be easy to replicate: printing the
> product of the "make book" command on Manual.html has repeatedly failed
> when Amaya reports printing page 64 and it also leaves the spool messed
> up; printing AmayaPage.html (the default home page) also fails. And this
> just failed:
> 
 
> Will


There is effectively a bug with the print command under Windows.
We'll try to fix it as soon as possible.
Thanks for your report.

> PS-- I'm sending this to both the list and the originator. Is that the
> group's preference, or would it be better to just send replies to the
> list?

Good question. I don't know is there is such a 'protocol' in that 
mailing-list.

Laurent
Received on Thursday, 19 July 2001 13:20:43 UTC

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