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  1. #1

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    Apr 04, 2010
    macbook pro printer issue
    hello can you give me some advise on how to make the macbook pro work with my brother printer , when i go to print it works but then it says error invalid format for short nickname please help !!!!

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    Member Since
    Feb 25, 2009
    Late 2013 rMBP, i7, 750m gpu, OSX versions 10.9.3, 10.10
    See this thread:

    Apple - Support - Discussions - Error: Invalid format for short nick ...

    For future reference tho - when you need help, make sure to specify the Mac you are using, the version of OS, and which model printer (Brother makes many printers )
    My Macs: Late 2013 rMBP w/ 750m, 16Gig ram; 2013 Mac Pro 6 core w/ D700, 16Gig Ram; Mac mini G4, 1.25 GHz, 512m ram (server); Late 2011 11" MBA, 1.8GHz i7, 4Gig Ram, 256Gig SSD, HD3000; Powerbook 12" G4 1.33GHz running Linux; Apple TV (1080p version)

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