CTRL-D defines an end of communications in postscript.  Kind of like a soft
reset.

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Brian Guralnick



----- Original Message -----
From: "Peder K. Hellegaard" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2001 3:20 AM
Subject: [PEDA] SV: HP Laser Printer Issue - Extra pages printed


> I encountered the same problem with my QMS 6100 color laserprinter which
is
> a postscript printer also. However, this was not related using the Protel
> software but other programs as well. My solution was:
>
> Somewhere in the printerdriver you can chose if you want a CTRL-D sent to
> the printer, before or after printjobs. When I deselect both options the
> problem disappears. As the matter of fact I am not aware of what function
> this CTRL-D has but as long I don't get any errors I really don't care
>
>
> Kindest regards from
>
> Peder Hellegaard
>
> Mediatronic
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>
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>
> -----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
> Fra: Terry Harris [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sendt: 26. april 2001 03:30
> Til: Protel EDA Forum
> Emne: Re: [PEDA] HP Laser Printer Issue - Extra pages printed
>
>
> On Thu, 26 Apr 2001 10:06:27 +1000, Don Ingram wrote:
>
> >Has anyone had a problem recently ( since SP6 )
> >with Schematic issuing rubbish at the end of a print cycle?
> >The effect of this is that the desired page is printed
> >correctly but after a timeout period the printer then spits
> >out 2 more pages with an "timeout" error message on the
> >last page.
>
> >Sounds like even 1 extra char or so is sent at the end of
> >the print run looking like new data for the next page.
>
> Yes exactly the same problem printing to an HP Laser in Postscript.
>
> You might check driver options, the error printout is a Postscript thing,
I
> seem to remeber an option (not) to download a Postscript error handler or
> something.
>
> (Just looked in Win 2k and you can set a wait timeout to zero to prevent
> the time out and error message - I don't know if that fixes the problem or
> if it screws up the next print job yet).
>
> You can also manually reset the printer after the last sheet - saves it
> spewing a couple of pages a minute later.
>
>
> Cheers, Terry.
>
>
>
>
>


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