Error undefined offending command

The device receives small jobs only, or its driver appears only intermittently in the Chooser in Mac OS. If for whatever reason it cannot print vectors correctly natively, force it to print al ldata as bitmap. Following are common error types, grouped by general cause. Please be sure to select " Accept Solution " and or select the thumbs up icon to enter Kudos for posts that resolve your issues.

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If a group causes an error, print one page at a time from that group.

Troubleshoot PostScript errors

For font-related errors, try changing the font-related settings in the device driver. Installing and using a Gutenprint driver seems to resolve the problem. If available, try printing the same jobs from a different system or see if you cannot find an alternate way of getting offendiny data to the printer.

The offending command usually indicates the command that caused the problem. You could try to remove the Control-D in the PostScript print file — it will usually be the very first or last character or both.

Since PostScript requires the use of decimal points, it fails to recognize that this is a number. The numbers under STACK are probably the location on the unfefined and an error code that was thrown when something wrong was caught.

This is from Illustrator 15 and InDesign as well, same document.

This error is usually the result of a corrupted EPS file that contains a. PostScript error undefined offending command -one random character or nothing at all- If the offending command is a single unprintable character or apparently nothing at all e. You can then isolate the elements causing the problem by removing elements from each page.

If the imported graphic still causes the error, try resaving it in a different format. November 23, at Some applications that put themselves in-between your application and the RIP can also cause this kind of a problem: Our customer got around the error by adding the following PostScript code at the beginning of each file: View or print a PostScript error message.

Anyway after klicking there you will se a list saying something like: I have offfending had this issue before. After you isolate when the problem occurs, you can eliminate likely causes until you solve the problem.

Possible corruption or communication error. JackWilson 1 1 6. If the file causes a PostScript error because it is too complex, simplify it and see if it prints.

If the error still occurs, open the graphic in the application in which it was created, resave it with a different name. To determine if the file itself is damaged, copy the file's contents into a new file. Troubleshoot a problem further if you receive a non-specific PostScript error message, or if a PostScript error occurred without coommand message.

If the error does occur, run any built-in diagnostic routines your application offers. The exact message it prints out wrong linebreaks is: But if a connection is hndefined, the symptoms of a problem can be unclear. I'm receiving a mysterious error when printing a. If the offending command contains random characters, too much data have been supplied for an image. To begin troubleshooting, locate the error type and offending command in the "PostScript Error Types" and the "PostScript Offending Commands" parts of this document.

This case is well known.

PostScript error: undefined

If the error doesn't occur with this test file, the application itself isn't causing the error, so you can move to the "Isolating File-Specific Problems" section. This feedback enhances the community by helping future readers choose between multiple similar responses.

When offenidng are done troubleshooting, please mark one of the responses as the Solution. One workaround that sometimes works is, in Acrobat, go to the Advanced settings in the Print window and select "Print as image.

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