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Yup. This one crops up now and again. It is a print driver issue.
Send it to another printer (including a PDF) and I think you will find it is OK.
Well, so it does! Odd that it doesn't print properly from RH, but it does print from IE7.
As you say, PDF is OK. The printer I use for everyday printing is a HP LaserJet5N. Runs for ages on the same OPC drum; ink cartridges last a year... So it's the drivers, is it? I wonder if I can get any updates...
BTW, I searched the forum for this and couldn't find it. So now it's here for others.
The posts may have been wiped or you may need to change your settings for how many days back your search goes. I probably post this answer about once a year.
Guess I better add it to Snippets.
I set 700 days search back. As this is a regular bug, (and thinking about print drivers, how can it be a driver problem when no other application I've got makes pictures print upside down), shouldn't it either be fixed or left on the forum as a permanent issue?
Similar problems occur with Word. If you update Word to a new version, and your printer driver has not been updated for a while, the new version of the software is not looking for old versions of the printer driver. By simply updating from the printer manufacturers site the problem can be rectified.
Newly written applications will always assume up-to-date related software and will generally only look back 2 or 3 levels of Drivers. A new digital tv/radio will not look for an analogue signal.
Hope this helps,
Put it this way. So far everyone who has hit the issue has confirmed that switching to a different printer has fixed the problem. Also when I first hit the problem I contacted the people who supplied our printer. They sent out an engineer who then spoke to the printer manufacturers. They all concluded it was a print driver issue so I accepted their opinion. I moved on before it was resolved.
You could bug report it but the difficulty Adobe would face would be replicating the problem. There are no permanent forum issues. When they get to the edge of the world, they fall off.