Print Problem

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Print Problem

I am using beta 9 with Windows 8.1 64 bit. I bought a Canon Pixma pro-100 printer to replace my ageing Epson. Unfortunately there seems to be a bug in LightZone print feature.


This is a magnified view of the print preview after sending the image from LightZone. The banding occurs down the right hand side of any image sent from LightZone. Changing settings makes no difference.

I have printed from Corel Paint Shop Pro, the Gimp and using Canons own software without the banding appearing. I therefore assume it must be a LightZone bug.


I have had a Canon Pixma

I have had a Canon Pixma 6600D printer for years and I have never maneged to get the interface with LZ to work.


The banding issue is, I think, a scaling problem in that if you set a specific size for the image output that means the printer is printing a standard size at the standard pixel count the edge banding mostly disappears.


However in my system orientation and the more egenral settings for the printer often seem to be random. When something actually works (first time after a new install of the driver - sometimes - the results are excellent printing diectly form RAW. However for most practical purposes they are no worse if you export a jpg and print from that using a standard utility. Which is what I do. It's worth noting that printing directly from LZ is, on my systems, horribly slow.