[LON-CAPA-users] Problem printing HW problem set

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Sun, 22 Aug 2004 18:55:42 -0400

Hi Michael,

On Aug 22, 2004, at 6:11 PM, Michael Dubson wrote:

> We are having a problem with LON-CAPA printing problem sets.  We get 
> as far as the "Printer Helper  Select Problems to Print" page.  But 
> when we press the "next" button, nothing happens  -- no error message, 
> no attempt to contact the lon-capa server, no activity of any kind.  
> Also, on the same page, the "Select All Resources" and "Unselect all 
> resources" buttons are inactive.

Odd. We usually use Mozilla as primary browser during development.

> We have tried this on 3 different WinXP machines, trying both Internet 
> Explorer and Netscape Navigator, with the same unhappy results.  We 
> also tried to print on a Mac (OS10) running Mozilla, and that also did 
> not work.

I just printed a bunch of problems on Mozilla 1.6 (Mozilla/5.0 
(Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113), 
using LON-CAPA Also, the "Select" buttons worked.

Thinks to try:

* Open new window, type "javascript:" (return) - any messages there?
* Try printing another set
* After doing this, check out the last lines of

- anything?

> HOWEVER, when we try it on a Mac (OS10) running Safari, then the 
> procedure works OK.  We then get a printable pdf file.  But we cannot 
> reproduce this happy result on any WinXP PC or on the same Mac running 
> Mozilla.

Is that the same problem set?

- Gerd.