Resolve: Unable to print characters in an equation when printing a Word 2007 document in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003

This article may interest you, if running Windows XP or Windows server 2003 and you attempt to print an Office Word 2007 document that contains an equation, the equation does not print, or the characters in the equation are not printed.

You may experience this issue, if the following conditions are true:
– There is a bitmap on the same page as the equation.
– The Complex Script support files are not installed.

To work around this issue, you need to install the Complex Script support files.

1. Click Start, and then click Run
2. Type inetcpl.cpl, and then click OK.
3. Click the Languages tab.
4. Under Supplemental language support, click to select the Install files for complex script and right-to-left languages (including Thai) check box.
5. Click Ok on the message prompt
6. Click OK to close the Regional and Language Options dialog box


2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Diya Mayur on December 14, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    I am a ph.d. student and I am using Microsoft 2010 professional plus to write my ph.d. thesis. My prepared documents contain equations written with the help of ms office 2011 in built equation editor. but whenever I am taking print, surprisingly only equations are not printed bur all the figures and text can be printed? even when I am converting my .docx file to .pdf, same problem occurred. So please give me solution for it……..I want to be doctor ………?…:D


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