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Printer.CurrentPrinterName

Returns the selected printer name.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Printer 6.5 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Printer.CurrentPrinterName" { ; ReturnIndex } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example Flags
ReturnIndex Pass 1 to return index or 0 to return name.
Default is zero to return name.
0 Optional

Result

Returns value or error.

Description

Returns the selected printer name.
This value is only available after Printer.Print or Printer.SetPrinter run.

Examples

Show current settings:

Show Custom Dialog [ "Current Settings" ; "PrinterName: " & MBS( "Printer.CurrentPrinterName" ) & ¶ &
"PaperSource: " & MBS( "Printer.CurrentPaperSource" ) & ¶ &
"PaperFormat: " & MBS( "Printer.CurrentPaperFormat" ) & ¶ &
"PrintWhat: " & MBS( "Printer.CurrentPrintWhat" ) ]

See also

Release notes

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This function is free to use.

Created 18th November 2016, last changed 21st November 2019


Printer.CurrentPrintWhat - Printer.ErrorLog

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