On Aug 9, 2013, at 10:50 AM, Jim Giner <jim.gi...@albanyhandball.com> wrote:

> I've been using fpdf to create pdf files for my site.  All has been well for 
> over a year.  Suddenly I have a problem wherein IE 10 on W7 crashes when I 
> try to print one of these pdfs created by my php scripts.
> The pdf files that I create seem fine.  If I bring one up in IE and then save 
> it to my drive, I can then exit IE and go open the pdf and print it just fine.
> I have removed my pdf printer drivers from my system and that hasn't improved 
> my situation.  No luck there.
> The exact scenario is:
> - script generates pdf and opens it in a new target window;
> - user clicks on print toolbar icon or File,Print;
> - print dialog opens;  here I see some problems in that the (very complex) 
> dialog is not displaying correctly with controls misaligned or overlaying 
> other controls;
> - click on Ok to execute the print to printer and nothing happens;  wait 5 
> minutes and still nothing;
> - NOW the problems begin;  when the window with the pdf in it is closed, in 
> about 2 seconds I get a dialog box telling me IE has stopped working.
> Note that the problem only occurs when I attempt to print.  If my script 
> opens the pdf target window and I simply close it - no problems occur. BUT - 
> if I actually open a print dialog I get a crash whether I click OK or Cancel, 
> as soon as I close the window containing the pdf.
> My question is does anyone have problems with fpdf lately?  Since my files 
> seem to be completely normal to adobe reader I don't think their content is 
> at fault.  It seems more like IE is not handling them and I can't find 
> anything online about this.
> I'm really hoping this is a problem wtih fpdf rather than IE since solutions 
> are more apt to come out of this forum than the great wizards of M$ Oz.

Does this happen only for pdfs you've generated with fpdf, or any pdf file?

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