Date: prev next · Thread: first prev next last
2018 Archives by date, by thread · List index

Hi Eddie.
Can you start with a new document, put some text on it and print.

This should tell if the problem is related to the specific document.

When you go to print your big table, what printer is shown in the print dialogue, is it the one you have connected.


On 07/08/18 13:54, Eddie wrote:
On Tue, 7 Aug 2018 00:47:59 +0100
Tom Davies <> wrote:

Hi :)
Sorry to ask but which OS or platform are you using?  Windows,
Gnu&Linux or some other?

I'm not sure if it is relevant but which version of LibreOffice?  The
"Help" menu under "About" usually gives that sort of information.

Also have you tried "print to file" instead of selecting a printer -
and then choose Pdf format so that you can have a quick poke around
in the resulting file to see if that looks about right or is also
just blank.

Does the printer feed quite a few blank pages or does it just rattle
a bit and then just sit there glowering or acting all innocent or

Sorry i can't give any sensible suggestions!  Tim @ Kracked Press is
often good at printer issues.

Regards from
a Tom :)
Hello again Tom,

First, I indeed should have stated the OS, which is Windows 10, and the
LibreOffice version, which is 6.05.2.

The printer didn't send out any blank pages; it sat there like nothing
at all was happening.

Second, you made an *extremely* sensible suggestion, for which I thank

Print to File didn't work; it created a shortcut but not a file - not
even a zero-byte file. I then tried (and I have no idea why I didn't
think of it before) LibreO's "Export to .pdf", which did generate
a real live .pdf. I then opened the .pdf in Microsoft Edge (which is
quite good at displaying them), and yes! It printed perfectly and looks
just as good as the many similar table-based documents I've printed
directly from LibreOffice.

If Tim @ Kracked Press or any toner-stained mavens happen on this, I
would be interested to know if there are any subtle settings that might
derail normal printing. I'm guessing that a corner of the file got
boofed somewhere, but I've never had this happen before just out of
the blue like that, and my curiosity is piqued.

Thanks again,


To unsubscribe e-mail to:
Posting guidelines + more:
List archive:
Privacy Policy:


Privacy Policy | Impressum (Legal Info) | Copyright information: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images on this website are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2). "LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use thereof is explained in our trademark policy.