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Queries the name of this printer.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CUPS 2.5 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No


This function was deprecated. Use CUPS.GetPrintersAsJSON instead.

MBS( "CUPS.GetPrinterName"; index )   More


Parameter Description Example
index Index of the printer. Value is between 0 and CUPS.GetPrinterCount-1. 0


The name of the printer.


Queries the name of this printer.
Please consider using CUPS.GetPrintersAsJSON instead to query all printers with details.


Get name of 3rd printer:

MBS( "CUPS.GetPrinterName"; 2 )

See also

Example Databases

Release notes

  • Version 10.5
    • Deprecated CUPS.GetPrinterCount, CUPS.GetPrinterDefault and CUPS.GetPrinterName functions.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th October 2020

CUPS.GetPrinterDefault   -   CUPS.GetPrintersAsJSON

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