Question about HP DeskJet 1280 InkJet Printer
I'm running Vista, and can print text on my HP 1280 with no problems. However, printing lines and shapes from MS Word and .pdf documents is not possible - the page comes out blank
When I printed powerpoint documents on a hp deskjet 1280 it failed to print lines. I found that this problem could be solved by changing the transparency attribute of the line to 50%. The transparency attribute of a line or shape can be found by clicking on the sequence format/shape-outline/more-outline-colours/transparency at the top of the screen
Posted on Apr 27, 2009
Yes I am having similar problems using a hp deskjet 1280 to print pdf files. In some figures, the colour shading doesn't print out, while in other cases the linework doesn't print out.
Posted on Mar 06, 2008
Download this driver and use it instead of your driver
I finally can print every shapes
Posted on Apr 21, 2012
Thow old damage one and buy HP Printer again hahaha
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
I have two of these printers, both of them with problems from the factury. The problem was tha printer's motherboard.
I have sent one of them back to the storage, and they told me what was the error. I started to have probélems with printing in any format (first I could not print in custom format, then I wasn't able to print in A3, and a few days later in A4 :-)). So I sent i back and now I hope that the probmel was definitivelly solved.
So both of you trie to ask for somebody who can verify the motherboard integrity. This is my best advise in this problem.
Posted on Apr 07, 2008
Have you tried using the printer driver that comes with vista, (1280 series) as opposed to the one off the internet (1280). That seemed to fix my problems. Control panel - Printers - right click add printer - from hp. Cheers
Posted on Mar 07, 2008
Dont buy HP if they cannot give support when product fails as by the looks of it it does!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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