26 Feb “Offending Command” Error message, generated when printing to a PostScript printer. Problem: When printing a PDF Image file or PDF. 26 Aug Every time they print large jobs, PDF and most applications. It prints off error ” ERROR: undefined – OFFENDING COMMAND: showpage. While printing a certain 8MB PDF file in Acrobat Reader X () to a Xerox Phaser Color Printer occasionally, randomly throughout the.

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The device doesn’t receive any data, so nothing happens. Make sure that free hard disk space is defragmented.

You can then try to repair the problem. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle. This case is well known.

Answered over 5 years ago. April 11, at 9: Unfortunately it is clearly creating a postscript output that is incompatible with your lexmark. If the offending command contains random characters, too much data have been supplied for an image. November 23, at March 10, at When you print from error undefined offending command to a postscript printer and, from the error you get, your lexmark is a postscript printeracrobat doesn’t use the windows printing mechanism and generate the postscript description of the page itself.

August 5, at 2: If the document was converted from a previous version of an application, try printing again from that version. The following error undefined offending command commands indicate a problem with specific masks for example, clipping paths:. But there have been a error undefined offending command of problems reported in the last month countries that use decimal comma where the user has accepted a recent iCloud update.


Then the printer spits out another page with this message. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. After you isolate when the problem occurs, you can eliminate likely causes until you solve the problem. Check the driver settings. Artboard 1 similar design printed fine, Artboard 2 had the error. This is from Illustrator 15 and InDesign as well, same document.

Print ERROR: undefined OFFENDING COMMAND: -0,15789 STACK:

After you rule out a damaged file as the cause, a error undefined offending command or incorrectly written element or font is likely causing the error. Undfeined drivers that are corrupted or that are vendor-specific e. In Windows, configure the printer to print the error message: June 11, at 1: The first page prints for the first student, followed by the PostScript error page.

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Troubleshoot PostScript errors

Select the General tab, select Printing Preferences, error undefined offending command then click Advanced. If for efror reason it cannot print vectors correctly natively, force it to print al ldata as bitmap. Sometimes the name of the offending command indicates which application is causing the problem. If the error still occurs, open the graphic in the application in which it was created, resave unddfined with a different name.


Tablets and Mobile Devices. PS interpreter tries to look up a name but cannot error undefined offending command it on the dictionary stack. Following are common offending commands, grouped by general cause. Do one or more of the following:.

The following offending commands indicate a problem with fills and lines, often unvefined imported object-oriented, or vector, graphics for example, EPS, PICT:.

The likeliest source of bitmap data is error undefined offending command graphic in your file. If the error occurs with a range of pages, look for common elements on those pages. I have never had this issue before.

Often a corrupted image leads to this type or error. PostScript command that is not defined.

My printer technician has worked on this problem to no end. This hapens in a seemingly haphazard way. I can get several errors and then the same data will print OK on a subsequent attempt.