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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Extract Printer Name

    Hi,

    I need to extract the names of all possible printers on the pc that my database is opened on, and store them in a table. can anyone help
    "Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done."

  2. #2
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    You can see :
    http://www.dbforums.com/t807877.html
    using object
    if you are in Access>97
    or
    http://www.mvps.org/access/api/api0015.htm
    Api for read registry
    if you are in Access97
    But see the first link, contains info to work with the second.

  3. #3
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    thats great and worked perfectl;y and also answered my next question of how to change the default printer. thanks,
    "Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done."

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