Cannot export to PDF leading to Obisidian crashed

Steps to reproduce

Open a file in Obsidian → “Export to PDF” option with all settings default

Expected result

Generate a pdf file.

Actual result

Obsidian crashed with a line of text “Preparing PDF…”


  • Operating system: Win 10
  • Obsidian version: 0.11.9

Additional information

TeX live 2020 is installed. It works well when using latex programs.

Does this happen with all custom css off? I’m not sure if that’s the default theme or if you have any other snippets active.

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If you wait, it works.

Please, search before posting.

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Thanks for your useful link. It helps. :sweat_smile:
It’s the problem that Print Spooler service was off.
ref: 20knotetaker’s Solution