Postscript error: stackoverflow

An operand stack overflow has occurred. Your RIP or printer has received more data than it can accommodate. This is a tricky error to troubleshoot. Knowing the offending command most likely won’t help.


  • This may indicate a communication problem – caused by the driver or an interference from a separate utility. Try printing the document from another system.
  • Try simplifying the document – gradually remove elements until the file prints and then see if the offending element(s) can be recreated or cleaned up.
  • The error can also point to a memory problem.