Incomplete DiVa data printout
Geoffrey M. Lyon
geoffrey.lyon at yale.edu
Thu Jun 14 14:36:42 EDT 2007
We had the same problem with our old HP. BD replaced the printer and this
seemed to remedy the problem. We occasionally will not get a complete printout
if you start sorting/acquiring while the page is still printing.
Biotechnology Associate I
Yale University School of Medicine
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Quoting David Chambers <davidc at ccmi.salk.edu>:
> On 06/13/2007 07:24 AM Ray Hester wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Wondering if anyone else is having this problem: when we print data
> > from our Vantage DiVa (v. 4.0), most of the time all of the data is
> > printed (e.g., 'complete data' attachment). Sometimes, however, part
> > of the data is missing ('incomplete data'). Re-printing results in a
> > complete data sheet, but several printouts later, it will occur again.
> > I'm not sure if this is problem with our printer (a _cheap_ HP
> > Deskjet 5740) or our copy of DiVa software? It's been going on for a
> > long time and I'm just now getting around to trying to figure it out.
> > Is anyone with a similar sorter and DiVa software version having the
> > same problem?
> Ours does this as well, and we're printing to a Xerox 6200 color laser
> printer. I'm sure it's not your deskjet! Sometimes, if the data files
> are very large, it won't print at all, even with multiple tries... The
> workaround for this is to print to a PDF file, then print that directly
> to the printer. That's rather a pain to do, so except forlarge
> datasets, we generally just reprint any incomplete printouts.
> All the best
> - David
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