Word 2007 & Embedded Spreadsheet

  RLMTS 21:05 24 Jan 2008
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Hi!
I have a number of word documents which I created in Microsoft Word 97.

Each document has a small spreadsheet in them.

Since upgrading to Office 2007 (Home & Student) I am unable to print correctly to my Xerox laser printer.

THE PROBLEM: The Spreadsheet portion of the document prints as a black box, the whole area occupied by the table is totally black!

Now if I send it to my Epson inkjet it prints ok?

Word 97 would print ok to both of these printers... any ideas anyone?

Regards Rich

  RLMTS 21:54 07 Feb 2008

Just in case anyone new has any ideas, this still happens, luckily I have another printer hooked up (an inkjet HP Photosmart 3300) which prints ok.

The area where the spreadsheet (Table) should print is completely black (that's BLACK not blank)

Rich.

  octal 22:04 07 Feb 2008

It sounds like a printer driver problem. Have you tried updating the printer driver?

  RLMTS 23:21 07 Feb 2008

Thanks for the tip Octal, but...
In fact I thought how stupid of me not to have already tried that, anyway, there was a Firmware upgrade and Driver upgrade available, did them both, but still the same problem?

Do you know if I can install Word 97 alongside Word 2007 without issues? If so, I will do that and prove if it's peculiar to Office 2007 or something else thats changed the way the printer works.

Rich

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