Bug report #12828
QGIS Crash when using composer and Windows Print Spooler is not running
|Affected QGIS version:||2.8.2||Regression?:||No|
|Operating System:||Windows||Easy fix?:||No|
|Pull Request or Patch supplied:||No||Resolution:||fixed/implemented|
|Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:||No||Copied to github as #:||20923|
Attempting to alter the page setup of a print composer, I'm hit with an immediate crash and minidump.
This occurs both with and without an empty layout.
#4 Updated by Andy Harney about 5 years ago
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I've found the cause, if the Windows service "Print Spooler" is not running when QGIS starts, QGIS will crash.
However, if the service is running when QGIS starts, but stopped whilst QGIS is still open, QGIS will display the following,
Not sure why the service had been stopped in my case, but I guess QGIS crashing outright isn't intended.
#5 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 5 years ago
- Subject changed from Crash - Composer - Page Setup to QGIS Crash when using composer and Windows Print Spooler is not running
- Status changed from Feedback to Open
- OS version deleted (
- Target version set to Future Release - Lower Priority
- Priority changed from Normal to Low