[OS X TeX] printer tells cryptic messages

Josep M.Font jmfont at inicia.es
Tue Oct 11 11:07:05 EDT 2005

El 11/10/2005, a las 14:06, Friedrich Vosberg escribió:

> I've installed a brand new i-Installer Expert-TeX and a brand new 
> TeXShop. When I print a document the printer prints after the printout 
> of the document a further sheet with three lines of text:
>     ERROR: undefined
>     STACK: false , (*)
> *) In some cases there are three repetitions of »false« in other cases 
> no one.
> Why? What's wrong?
> The printer is a Xerox Phaser 3450DN. The operating system is Mac OS X 
> 10.4.2

And later he said:

> It prints the entire document without any obvious failure. The 
> document contains no pictures or graphics.

> But I think I've found another detail: It seems to printout the word 
> »false« depending on the duplex printout. If I print no duplex the 
> third line is only »STACK:« otherwise it's »STACK: false ,«. May be 
> this is important.

I don't know if anything is wrong. But: I see exactly the same thing 
happen with my department's networked HP LaserJet4200, but this happens 
only when printing from a PC (almost always), and has never happened to 
me, a Mac user (up to 10.3.9).


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