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Intuit Printer Library Error | Causes, Troubleshooting & FAQ’s

Intuit Printer Library Error

QuickBooks software has been used and eventually loved by millions of business users worldwide. Not only are its features crisp and user-friendly but, it helps save a lot of time, which tops the list for businesses as that time is invested in core areas. QuickBooks allows the printing of invoices, forms, and other documents within the software. This saves a lot of time, but when Intuit Printer Library Error appears, it ruins the user experience. There are various categories for the error, and in this blog, we have described them for you. Eventually, we have given you the general reasons and solutions to get rid of it and get back on track.

For advanced help on “Intuit Printer Library there is a problem connecting to your currently selected printer” error, Call the QB support at +1- 855 738 2784

QuickBooks Error: The Form you are about to print does not fit on the page

An overview into the “QuickBooks report can’t fit on printer page” problem

QuickBooks report can’t fit on printer page

Intuit Printer Library Message

Intuit Printer Library Message: The form you are about to print does not fit on the page. You may wish to modify your print settings, such as portrait/landscape. Click OK to print anyway, or Cancel to skip printing this form.

QuickBooks report can’t fit on printer page issue has been reported by users once they upgraded their QuickBooks Enterprise. The computers connected on a network report facing the above error while saving estimate reports as a PDF or e-mailing the reports.  The QuickBooks Error “The Form you are about to print does not fit on the page.” could root from the following reasons.

  1. The paper size or orientation in the printer’s settings does not coincide with that of QuickBooks Printer Setup.
  2. The settings of QuickBooks Printer Setup for the PDF print could also generate Intuit Printer Library Error.
  3. The template might be sized incorrectly.

Guide to Fix “The form you are about to print does not fit on the page” error

Ensure that orientation in your printer’s settings matches with QuickBooks Printer Setup

  • Open QuickBooks and click on File.
  • Select Printer Setup from the File menu.
  • Click on the form to be printed from the list.
  • From the Printer Setup window, click Options.
  • In the window showing Paper and Paper attributes, ensure that printer is set to print on letter size paper and portrait orientation.
  • Hit on OK.
  • Finally, from the same Printer Setup window, there is an option of Printer Type. Select the option that equals to your printer from the drop-down arrow. Click OK and check the error status.

Correct the Paper Size of the template for the forms

  • Take a note of the template that you are using for the current transaction.
  • Navigate to Lists and select Templates from the menu.
  • Basic Customization Window is displayed when you double-click on the template.
  • Select the Additional Customization button and click the Print tab.
  • The layout is modified from the Layout Designer button.

To check the paper size, see that “Use specified printer settings below for this (form name)” is checked else modify the template layout.

If  the “Use (form name) Printer settings from Printer Setup” is marked, click on “Use specified printer settings below for this (form name)

  • Check the printer settings thereafter.

An insight into “QuickBooks could not print to printer” issue

Description of Could not print to printer Error

The error has been registered when the user upgrades to the latest versions of QuickBooks and attempts to send the invoices. The error prompts the following message to appear:

Could not print to the printer. Check your printer selection. Printing may have been canceled from another program.
Printer library error while printing from QuickBooks

QuickBooks could not print to printer

The following could be the reasons for experiencing Intuit Printer Library Error.

  1. The installation of the PDF driver is corrupted.
  2. The R4 and R5 update by Intuit introduced an incorrect PDF Driver from Amyuni.
  3. The Qbprint.qbp file is damaged.

Steps to resolve QuickBooks could not print to printer error

  1. Resolve the QuickBooks could not print to printer error with QuickBooks PDF and Print Repair Tool

  • Download the QuickBooks Tools Hub file and open the QuickBooksToolsHub.exe file to install it.
  • Once it is downloaded, open the tools hub from the desktop icon.
  • In the QuickBooks Tools Hub, select Program Problems.
  • Select the QuickBooks PDF & Print Repair Tool. It will take about a minute to run.
  • Once the tool completes, try the .PDF file-related task that originally generated the error.
  • If the error still occurs, please try rebooting your computer and then try again.
  1. Reset the temp folder permissions

  • Press the Windows key + R to open the RUN command.
  • Type %TEMP% and press Enter.
  • Right-click an empty area of the temp folder and choose Properties.
  • Select the Security tab.
  • Ensure all usernames and groups showing on the Security tab have Full Control.
  • Once the permissions have been set to Full Control, try saving as PDF again within QuickBooks.
  1. Renaming the qbprint.qbp file

  • Locate the QBPrint.qbp file.

Note: For certain cases, there might be a need to display the hidden files or folders to locate the file

Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and Vista: C:\ ProgramData\ Intuit\ QuickBooks 20XXNote: 20XX represents the version of your QuickBooks

Server 2008 and Server 2012: C:\ Program Data\ Intuit\ QuickBooks year and C:\ Users\ **remote user**\ AppData\ Roaming\ Intuit\ YEAR VERSION\ TSPrinterSettings

  • Right-click the QBprint.qbp file for your QuickBooks version and select Rename.
  • Add the word old to the file name (i.e., QBPrint.qbp.old)
  • Open QuickBooks Desktop.
  • From the File menu, select Printer Setup.
  • Select any transaction in the Form Name list and select OK. This will create a new QBprint.qbp file.
  • Try to open and print any transaction and check the status of Intuit Printer Library Error.

FAQ’s on Intuit Printer Library Error and multiple Intuit Printer Library Message you see

  1. How to verify the template form?


  • Open QuickBooks and click on Customers and then select Create Invoice.
  • Browse to the Formatting select Customize Data Layout.
  • Select Basic Customization.
  • Now go to the Change the Font For section:
  • Click on Change Font.
  • Go to Font and then click on a font type.
  1. Which all items must have the same font?


Company Name, Company Address, Labels Data, Subtotals Labels, and Total Labels must have the same font. This helps to avoid the occurrence of Printer library error while printing from QuickBooks.

  1. How can I verify the Printer Connectivity if Unable to print because of printer library error?


  • Open QuickBooks and go to the File menu.
  • From the File menu, choose Printer Setup.
  • Select any Transaction to print.
  • Verify the Printer Name displayed with the name on the printer. Make sure the name is the same.

A complete insight into Intuit Printer Library Error with this blog is useful to get the printing form feature running smoothly. If you are still unable to print because of printer library error, contact the QuickBooks support team at +1- 855 738 2784. The team has expert professionals who will help you resolve the error in no time and get back on track with QuickBooks as soon as possible.

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