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default printer

default printer

default printer

How can I easy to get the default printer name at VFP 3/6 ?

RE: default printer

I only get the printer port, can I get the full name of the default printer?

anyway thanks

RE: default printer

From the MSDN (SET() function):

PRINTER, 1 FileName or PortName
PRINTER, 2 Default Windows printer name
PRINTER, 3 Default Visual FoxPro printer name
(specified in the Visual FoxPro Print or Print Setup dialog boxes)


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RE: default printer

You can use the APRINTERS() function - it stores the printer info into an array. The name is in column 1 and the port is in column 2.

Using this in combination with SET("PRINTER", x) and ASCAN() you should be able to get what you want.


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