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Queries the name of this printer.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
CUPS 2.5 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS ❌ 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 )

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

CUPS.GetPrinterDefault - CUPS.GetPrintersAsJSON