PDF's won't print

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calinbarnard
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PDF's won't print

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I cannot get several of the downloaded PDF's to print. Such as my tax return, and BMV papers for my daughter to keep track of her hours for driving. Please help!
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Re: PDF's won't print

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Can you open and view it ok? When you try and print, does the printer respond at all or does it print blank pages?
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Re: PDF's won't print

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Have you been able to print anything yet? Can you see the printer installed in Mint?
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Re: PDF's won't print

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The printer responses with blank pages
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Re: PDF's won't print

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calinbarnard wrote:The printer responses with blank pages
Do you have an option to "print the file as an image"? Tried that too?
Also check printing from browser plugin and then printing from another program for reading pdf files. Same happen with both?
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Re: PDF's won't print

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Does it happen with every PDF file, for example, an autrhor of a PDF can prevent printing or saving or searching hyperlinks on a PDF page..

A test might be to use libre writer, create a page, and export it as a PDF file and then see if that prints: then you know a PDF file can print and it is that particular file that is a problem
--not unexpected with TAX forms or other government or corporate documents..
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Re: PDF's won't print

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Try from a terminal: pdftohtml <PDF file>

See how that looks. Also open LibreOffice and import the pdf file.
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