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13 Apr, 2010 08:20 AM
PrinterSwitch has to instructions to restore settings:
SelectPrinter and PrintSetup("restore").
To give the user maximum flexibility, I would like to read the
printer that is chosen just before PintSetup("capture") is
The example file Capture-Restore doesn't give the solution.
Maybe what I want isn't possible at all.....
This is what I want:
Just before printing I'd like to check if there is any preference
stored by this user for this layout on this printer.
So I check my printer preference table for a record with those
If not, I would like to give the user the possibility to store the
preferences. That includes a possible change of printer.
I thought it would be possible by reading the setup information
after using the script step Print Setup on windows or
PrintDialog("macdialog") on MacOSX.
But I can't identify which printer is chosen.
The Configure-Restore example file shows a way of storing
settings which starts with a manual selection of a printer and
after that, it stores the chosen settings. As a user you are able
to change the printer during the selection of the settings. It is
impossible to see if that is done. The example file stores the
preselected printer name with the selected settings, regardless of
that settings belong to the preselected printer.
I hope it is clear. And even more that there is a
Thx for reading anyway :)
on 13 Apr, 2010 08:56 AM
In addition: the Configure("only") option doesn't affect the
list of selectable printers when using the script step Print Setup
on windows or PrintDialog("macdialog") on MacOSX.
It only restricts the list of printers returned by
on 13 Apr, 2010 11:47 AM
As far as I understand from reading your question, what you are
looking for is a different approach to what we are currently
I have forwarded our question to our development team.
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