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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The problems were no print output, printing only the first page of a multi-page document and I think scaling issues.

Hello, I have two users who when printing get the following error: For printers that claim to be PostScript-based, Acrobat and Reader generate their own PostScript, pretty much bypassing the printer driver entirely except to ascertain the printer properties such as PostScript language level, paper trays, etc.

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. April 13, at 4: 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.

PostScript fonts are small PostScript programs and a rich source of errors. 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.

offendinh Mogwuy Created on September 1, I’m having an odd problem here at work. For a PostScript error invalidfont offending command findfont: I have now a problem with a ps file on a Xerox mono printer. I’ve been having this problem with a job application my son was trying to download.


Try creating the printfile or PDF file in another fashion. Should I blame the printer for not supporting cff fonts, or am I missing something? What is true is that Lexmark printers do not use Adobe PostScript, but rather a somewhat unreliable third party emulation of PostScript i.

“Offending Command” Error message, generated when printing to a PostScript printer

This site in other languages x. May 13, at 3: So maybe my use of the term “picky” is not quite right, and it’s more about a newer version of Acrobat unearthing a latent problem in a driver, but again, I offwnding recall at least there of these instances involving one printer manufacturer’s PostScript drivers.

However, I deselected the “Rely on system fonts only You don’t have JavaScript enabled. It shows fine with HP Laser jet, but with Xerox mono it gives:. Invalidfont errors can occur when a file contains an invalid font name or dictionary or a corrupted or improperly formed font dictionary.

Error: invalidfont Offending Command: xshow

This offejding has been marked as final. Are you using a network printer? Oddly, it only affected some people in the office. Xerox recommend the following if you run into this problem with one of their devices: That may also fix the problem.

Correct Answers errot 10 points. Did this solve your problem? I think that would have solved the problem but our IT guy wouldn’t do that. Go to original post. June 25, at 8: I have the same question FM defaults to my default printer so I had to change that too.


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 offendinh. June 27, at 6: Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. However, my co-workers and likely our customers cannot print them to our Dell printer. Sorry this didn’t help. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will invalicfont work correctly without it enabled.

The downside of Language Level 2 over Language Level 3 is that it is less efficient and for certain graphical constructs, such as gradients, may produce much lower quality output.

You can not post a blank message. This is the URL of the document in question:. If you are printing from Mac OS X December 12, at 6: In my egror and I’ve worked for a number of printer manufacturers, so I had a front row seat for thatover ivalidfont years, Acrobat’s PostScript generator has been getting more and more picky about how well a PostScript printer needs to interpret the PostScript specification.

I will post updates on this as I continue to troubleshoot.

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