Now! I am astonished about this blog! Super that you, Leah and Hans, insisted to find out what the culprit was! Thank you both so much for your effort!
Kind regards Willi > On 11 Oct 2022, at 21:07, Leah Neukirchen via ntg-context > <email@example.com> wrote: > > Hans Hagen via ntg-context <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > >> On 10/9/2022 8:03 AM, Max Chernoff via ntg-context wrote: >>> Hi all, >>> >>>> I use LuaMetaTeX 2.10 20220918 + ConTeXt LMTX 2022.09.11. >>>> >>>> Here's a tiny test document, I disabled PDF compression but it also >>>> doesn't work with the default settings. >>>> >>>> \setupbackend[level=0,compresslevel=0] >>>> \starttext >>>> Just a line of text. >>>> \stoptext >>>> >>>> When I print this "directly" (i.e. sending the raw PDF to the printer) >>>> on a Ricoh MP3053 or on a Samsung CLP-680DW, I just get an empty page. >>> Just to add some more data points, I tested the attached MkXL file >>> on >>> two printers, and the file printed perfectly on both. >>> Printer 1: >>> Brother HL-3170CDW >>> Printed via running "cat test.mkxl.pdf | nc Colour-Printer.local 9100" >>> Printer 2: >>> HP M227f LaserJet >>> Printed from the PDF file on a USB stick >>> Neither printer is anything fancy; they're both fairly >>> inexpensive home >>> laser printers. I've got a much older Brother laser printer that I may be >>> able to test with next week. >>> Sorry I can't be of more help. >> Leah and I are zooming in on the issue. It might relate to wrong font >> matrix default behavior in the pdf printer driver, and GS got a fix >> for that long ago, so maybe old printers with not-updated drivers can >> be affected. >> >> Once we're confident that we can catch it Leah (who does the low level >> introspective testing with viewers, printers and tools) likely will >> report on it and there will be a test file for users to test if what >> we do is okay before we apply the safeguard. > > There's a write up now on the issue: > https://leahneukirchen.org/blog/archive/2022/10/50-blank-pages-or-black-box-debugging-of-pdf-rendering-in-printers.html > > -- > Leah Neukirchen <l...@vuxu.org> https://leahneukirchen.org/ > ___________________________________________________________________________________ > If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the > Wiki! > > maillist : email@example.com / > https://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context > webpage : https://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://context.aanhet.net > archive : https://bitbucket.org/phg/context-mirror/commits/ > wiki : https://contextgarden.net > ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : firstname.lastname@example.org / https://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : https://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://context.aanhet.net archive : https://bitbucket.org/phg/context-mirror/commits/ wiki : https://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________