[IPP] Printing a PCLm file using ipptool.

[IPP] Printing a PCLm file using ipptool.

[IPP] Printing a PCLm file using ipptool.

Sahil Arora sahilarora.535 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 20:23:17 UTC 2017


On Fri, 4 Aug 2017 at 01:51 Sahil Arora <sahilarora.535 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to test printing a PCLm file to a Wifi-direct IPP enabled
> printer. PCLm is a subset of PDF and is supported by Wifi-direct printer. I
> typed this command for printing:
>
>
>
> *ipptool -tv ipp://HP6960... print-job.test*
> The *print-job.test *file has this contents:
>
 https://gist.github.com/sahilarora535/4790c41601a184391c9352aec49a793f


> Here is the response I get when I run the job:
>

> "print-job.test":
>     Print-Job:
>         attributes-charset (charset) = utf-8
>         attributes-natural-language (naturalLanguage) = en
>         printer-uri (uri) = ipp://HP30E171C3B82D.local:631/ipp/print
>         requesting-user-name (nameWithoutLanguage) = sahil
>         document-format (mimeMediaType) = application/PCLm
>         copies (integer) = 1
>    * Print file using Print-Job
> [FAIL]*
>         RECEIVED: 228 bytes in response
>         *status-code = client-error-document-format-error
> (client-error-document-format-error)*
>         attributes-charset (charset) = utf-8
>         attributes-natural-language (naturalLanguage) = en
>         job-uri (uri) = ipp://HP30E171C3B82D.local/ipp/print/job-0006
>         job-id (integer) = 6
>         job-state (enum) = processing
>         *job-state-reasons (keyword) = document-format-error*
>         job-state-message (textWithoutLanguage) =
>
>
>
>
> *EXPECTED: STATUS successful-ok (got
> client-error-document-format-error)        EXPECTED: STATUS
> successful-ok-ignored-or-substituted-attributes (got
> client-error-document-format-error)   *
> It says that the job failed because there is a
> *client-document-format-error*. Are there some other ways I can get a
> more detailed error message as to why the job is failing, what exactly is
> the problem with the PCLm file? Since the file I am sending can be viewed
> in a standard PDF editor correctly.
>
> It would be great if someone could help here. I am currently working on
> converting raster images to PCLm files, and there can be many errors with
> PCLm files which the PDF viewer does not show but the printer will. Also,
> if someone has some PCLm files which can be printed without any errors (and
> having a strip height of 32 if possible) and can share with me, it would be
> very helpful.
>
> Thanks.
> --
> Sahil Arora
>
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