Generic Printer giving garbage fonts in Arabic

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# 1  
Old 02-11-2010
Generic Printer giving garbage fonts in Arabic

Generic Printer giving garbage fonts in Arabic !


I have confgured this printer in AIX 6.1 by the following steps ...
  1. Smitty
  2. Print Spooling
  3. AIX Print Spooling
  4. Add a Print Queue
I Selected from the box this kind
hpJetDirect Network Printer (HP JetDirect)




Other (Select this if your printer type is not listed above)


generic Generic Printer


2 Do NOT make this system a BOOTP/TFTP server

Names of NEW print queues to add
ASCII [printer]
GL Emulation []
PCL Emulation []
PostScript []

Printer connection characteristics
* HOSTNAME of the JetDirect Card [printer]
* PORT [9100]


This is the kind of the printer


Printer hp@Printer generic (ASCII)

It's printing fain but in Arabic it's giving some garbage fonts .

Is there solution for this issue ?
# 2  
Old 02-13-2010
is there any feedback about this ?!
# 3  
Old 02-13-2010
It would help to know the make and model of the printer.
Can you trap the output to the printer and save it in a file.
The most likely causes:
The printer default font is arabic
The printer driver adds an escape sequence that loads the arabic font in the printer.
The printer driver converts the text input file to a pixel mapped file.
The printer buffer/memory is defective.
# 4  
Old 02-20-2010
Can you please explain more in this regard!?
# 5  
Old 02-20-2010
Try re-creating the printer as "PCL" not "ASCII".
# 6  
Old 02-22-2010
But it's printing Arabic fain in 5.2 with ASCII ?! What’s the difference in 6.1
# 7  
Old 02-28-2010
isn't there any documentation that came with the printer ? drivers etcc ?
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