On 8/9/2013 12:06 PM, Tamara Temple wrote:

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 
- 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?

Good question and the answer is: it happens for other pdfs as well, so I guess it's not fpdf.

Sorry for the mis-post here - I'll do more research on Adobe and IE.

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