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Filemaker printing garbage with dot-matrix printer

Question asked by bcheang on Mar 18, 2015
Latest reply on Mar 23, 2015 by Benjamin Fehr

Summary

Filemaker printing garbage with dot-matrix printer

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

13.0v5, 12.0v5, 11.0v4

Operating system version

Mac OS X 10.10.2

Description of the issue

Printing anything to a dot-matrix printer with Filemaker produces pages of garbage text. Using any other application to print using the same dot-matrix printer works perfectly fine. Printing the same reports using laser printers works fine also.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create any layout or report to print from Filemaker. When report is printed, garbage text is printed instead of the information on the layout.

Expected result

As per design of the print layout.

Actual result

Garbage text.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

None.

Configuration information

MacBook Pro 15"
2.3GHz Intel Core i7
16GM RAM
Mac OS X 10.10.2

Workaround

None

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