User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20020826 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20020826 This is a random problem. E.g., had printed many times before, this morning. At other times, got this message on first printing. Sometimes closing and reopening browser heals it. Can take same URL to IE or Netscape 4.x and prints OK. Reproducible: Sometimes Steps to Reproduce: 1.So far, have not identified any particular pattern or cause. 2. 3.
I get this bug as well, except that sometimes it is "Printing failed when completing the page" instead of "Printing failed when starting the page". It will always leave a stub in the printer queue, permanently flagged as "Spooling", with a few hundred bytes. That stub will always be there until you go in and manually delete it. Fortunately this sub does not interfere with future print jobs. Printing from Internet Explorer works fine. If it is very hard to fix this bug, I would love to see at least a more detailed and better error message. This will allow future bug reports to give better information. I recommend that the exact point of failure be listed in the error message box, so that people who know the source can use the error message to go back to the source and learn where the error occurred at and what caused it.
Summary: Box "Printer failed when starting the document." → Box "Printer failed when starting the document."
This works for me now, as of Firefox 0.8 (on Windows 2000)! Printing now works correctly. I have not been able to reproduce the error at all anymore. No change to my printers or printer drivers were made....
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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