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Publisher 2000 Error Message: Publisher Cannot Continue Printing Because of an Error

Article ID: 249090

Article Last Modified on 11/4/2002


  • Microsoft Publisher 2000 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q249090


When you attempt to print a publication from Microsoft Publisher 2000, you may receive the following error message:

Publisher cannot continue printing because of an error. For more information, press F1 now.


This behavior can occur if the name of the printer is longer than 62 characters.

NOTE: If the name of the printer is longer than 185 characters, Publisher quits unexpectedly when you click Exit Catalog.


To resolve this problem, obtain Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a).

To obtain SR-1/SR-1a, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

245025 OFF2000: How to Obtain and Install Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a)


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a.

Additional query words: mspub pub2k 9.0 pub9

Keywords: kberrmsg kbbug kbfix kbprint kbenv KB249090