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Subject: Anyone having problems printing requests?
Date Posted: 4/8/2010 9:24 PM ET
Member Since: 3/31/2006
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I printed a couple of requests yesterday and they came out screwy.  The address label is on one sheet as normal.  However, the Information for the Mailer page is printing on two sheets.  It ends after Send this book to.  The rest prints on the 2nd sheet.

Anyone else having this problem or could it be something with my printer?  It's never happened to me before.

Thanks!

Date Posted: 4/8/2010 9:27 PM ET
Member Since: 5/6/2009
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I have printed requests both yesterday and today with no probelms.  You might want to check your printer settings.

Date Posted: 4/8/2010 11:31 PM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2006
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Mel, I have had no printer problems today although on other days, my printer language has gone to jabberwocky on the mailing label. I had not closed the .pdf form containing the postage and mailing information and was able to reprint in English.

I did experience a problem today while posting a WL book. Somewhere in the process of affirming for three times that I was posting in good faith, was certain I was posting in good faith, was acting in compliance with the Golden Rule, and was sure I was a follower of the Golden Rule, my computer screen froze prior to posting the book.

So, I tapped F5 for the pause that refreshes and then, horrors, two copies of the same book were posted and both "automatic" requests appeared on my account page. Alas, I had but one copy of the book. Both PMs led to the same person. I PMed the known requestor and asked that she cancel one of the two requests that were also showing on her account. I breathed a sigh of relief but too soon.

Alas, the second request for the book I didn't have moved to my book shelf along with a note that within an hour, the next person on the WL would be notified that the book was available. Having no idea at the time who this person was and also cognizant that the cancellation of a WL book expectation is a major bummer, I returned to the store and purchased a second copy of the book in the event that the second requestor did indeed want the book.

And, by the time I returned home, the next person on the WL had received the notice that the book was available and requested it. Ergo, all is well and ended well, I think. Regardless, were this "I'm posting one WL book but the PBS program counts the one as two of the same WL book" error to become rampant, I conjecture that a nascent glitch may become a significant problem.

Date Posted: 4/9/2010 10:21 PM ET
Member Since: 3/31/2006
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Looks like it is on my end.  For some reason, it's forcing a page break in the middle.  I'll have to see if it's a quirk that goes away.  I have not changed my printer settings at all maybe since I got this computer a year ago :)