OS X Printing Problem

Devin Asay devin_asay at byu.edu
Wed Feb 13 12:21:03 EST 2002

At 8:22 AM -0800 2/13/02, Ben C. Fetherston, Jr. wrote:
>I can't speak for Lee, but I have no problem with printing from any other
>application I use in OS X, either Carbon or Cocoa, and my printer is a
>shared printer on an AppleTalk ethernet network.


>  >>
>>>  Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 14:28:26 -0800
>>>  Subject: OS X Printing Problem
>>>  From: "Ben C. Fetherston, Jr." <bfether at mac.com>
>>>  To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
>>>  Reply-To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
>>>  I have an application that as a standalone will print the text in a
>>>  field
>>>  under OS 9.2 without any problem.  Using the same stack in a standalone
>>>  under OS X, the printing won't work.  Has anyone had similar problems
>>>  with
>>>  printing in OS X?
>>>  Under OS X the printing just hangs and can't be cancelled.  This is true
>>>  under the standalone application as well as in the OS X version of
>>>  RunRev
>>>  under browse or suspend UI.
>>>  --
>>>  bfether at mac.com
>>>  Salem, OR USA
>>>  This is a known bug. I've reported it before. The same thing happens
>>>  with revPrintField  or when printing a long script in OSX.
>  >> ~ Lee Perham

I get precisely the same behavior when I try to print from a 
Transcript Dictionary window under OS X--the printing hangs and can't 
be cancelled.  The only way to get out of it is to kill the 
Revolution process (force quit).

Devin Asay
Humanities Research Center
Brigham Young University

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