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Hello,

When I try to print a document, the output are blank pages.
(but the document can be exported as a pdf for instance, which can be printed then).

Otherwise, I'm **soooo** happy with Affinity Publisher :-) 

Best regards, 
Alexis

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Hi,

Not really.

In fact, the whole preview box in the "Print" dialog box shows blank pages.
Please see the enclosed screen shot : I'm trying to print Affinity brochure (74 pages), and the preview box only shows blank pages.

I've tried with a 3-page document, the issue is the same.

Best regards, 
Alexis

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I don't know about the printing problem, but this is absolutely lovely software in the making.  I have had a bit of a learning curve, but the tutorials are worth their weight in gold. The online HELP is also right there where I need it.   And for all of us book writers who have saved our books in PDF, fed up with InDesign and thoroughly discouraged about being able to edit them with anything else, there is WONDERFUL news.  I just imported a PDF of one of my books, and it turned up as beautifully as could be, recognizing every type face and every photograph, plus the format for every illustration and text wrap, and it is EDITABLE!!!!!!!!  I had an unexplained crash while trying to do something entirely different, but that is entirely to be expected.

So thrilled that this has arrived!!   


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So... If I choose default settings on my printer, it shows up. Anything else, like last used or my custom presets and it won't print. I can make all the changes I want, so long as I start from the default settings preset. 

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On 8/30/2018 at 3:36 PM, alo said:

Hello,

When I try to print a document, the output are blank pages.
(but the document can be exported as a pdf for instance, which can be printed then).

Otherwise, I'm **soooo** happy with Affinity Publisher :-) 

Best regards, 
Alexis

 

On 8/30/2018 at 3:36 PM, alo said:

Hello,

When I try to print a document, the output are blank pages.
(but the document can be exported as a pdf for instance, which can be printed then).

Otherwise, I'm **soooo** happy with Affinity Publisher :-) 

Best regards, 
Alexis

Exactly  the same problem on my Mac imported pdfs edited them in publisher (which is great) but was presented with blank page when I tried to print. However when I saved them as pdfs again they printed just fine. Not a deal breaker but a really and irksome bug if I have to do this extra step each time I want to print a page

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The problem seems to be in the pulldown menu.

Instead of scale choose "fit to printable" and the pages show. Not sure why this isn't the default rather than scale if this is the case. And what does scale mean? Certainly glitchy.

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Hello,

I did a little bit of testing around that "Print" dialog box issue:

- When I open the "Print" dialog box, the default setting on my Mac is : "Fit Type" set to "Scale" at "100%" ; and the preview box is blank.

- Keeping "Fit Type" to "Scale" and changing the scaling value (whatever, as long as it is not 100%) makes the preview appears, properly displayed.

- If then = after having changed one time the scaling value, to "98%" or "102%" for instance, I set it back to "100%", the preview is still there and is properly displayed.

- Finally, when "Fit Type" is set to "Fit to Printable" or "Shrink to Printable", the preview is properly displayed.

Best regards, 
Alexis

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