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HP LJet 5L Not Printing Tables Well

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Our LaserJet 5L seems to get perplexed printing out complex tables from Word 97.  It'll spew out
some ascii characters and start misaligning the text from the tables.  I tried setting resolution down to
300 dpi.  But problems still exist.  Any recommendations?
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Try to use an hp 3 driver instead of pcl driver and see what happens.
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Excellent.  Worked like a champ.  That 5L driver is a loser.  I actually used an HP IV
driver and that fixed it.  Thanks.
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There is one draw back to doing so, you will only get 300dpi out of printer max with this driver.
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I am going to submit this as an answer and allow you to grade it.

Try to use an hp 3 driver instead of pcl driver and see what happens.

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What could be better than a correct answer?
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The same problems occur for a laserjet 6p  with win98


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