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Image fails to print from applet on windows

Posted by Eric Norum on January 31, 2002 at 6:49 PM

I've put together an applet which uses the VXI-11 remote procedure calls
to get images from IEEE-488 test equipment connected to ethernet via a
GPIB/LAN adapter. I'm using JDK-1.3.02. On all systems I've tried
(Linux netscape 4 and netscape 6, and Mac OS X Internet Explorer 5.1,
Windows Internet Explorer and Netscape 4) the applet can successfully
get the image from the device and display it in the browser. When I try
to print the image I have problems on windows with either browser. All
the other systems seem to be able to print with no problems.

I tried putting some diagnostic code in my classes print method and
found that on Linux/Mac OS X the print method is invoked three times
each time I print an image. On windows the print method is invoked only

Is something broken in the PrinterJob class on windows or am I doing
something dumb?


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