Adobe PDF Printer-Problem

Introduction for the English Version

This article was posted first in May 2015 – in German language. During the last half year it became the most visited article of my blog – to my big surprise. So I thought, maybe it covers an issue relevant for other language-settings too.

Unfortunately the screenshots are still German ones – but their meaning should be nearly 1:1 translateable. I’ll try. So here we go.

The PDF Printer-Problem

We ran several times into PDF printer-problems on some PCs under Win 7 and did not find any solution for them in the internet.

Adobe Acrobat Reader did show the documents but could not print them, to no printer available. “Could not print the document” it did say and after OK: “No pages selected for printing.” Rubbish! Of course pages were selected, and Acrobat Reader did present them well, even in the print-preview.

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