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Error: Cannot create temporary metafile

Error Message

** This issue is addressed in ArcGIS 9.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2). **

Printing with the PostScript Printer engine may result in the following error:

"Cannot create temporary metafile"

Cause

This is a known issue in specific cases when printing with the PostScript printer engine.

Incorrect registry settings for PostScript Printer engine causes PostScript printing to fail.

* This article may not describe all cases of the error "Cannot create temporary metafile." This error may still occur in other situations, such as when insufficient resources are available.

Solution or Workaround

** This issue is addressed in ArcGIS 9.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2).

Click on the link in Related Information below and download Service Pack 2, if necessary. **



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