[cups.general] Printing MS Word files

Naveen ngoyal at newgen.co.in
Fri Jun 8 10:16:11 PDT 2007

Hi all

I have developed a custom backend and backend.conf and a global .ppd file. I
have associated it with CUPS and installed it with a new printer name. It is
working fine when I print any MS Office file by opening it or by right click
option. But when I try to print MS office files using command line i.e.
using the following command

 lp -d <PRINTER> msword.doc 

it gives me a 0KB ps file. When I saw cups error-log it shows content type =


but when I print same file on same printer using drag-drop its content type
is "application/pdf" 


I am using MAC OS X machine. Please let me know if somebody has an idea.

Best regards,



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