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Default Create a list box containing available printers


As you can see from the water still dripping from behind my ears I am new to VB. I need to create an app that allows a user to select a desired printer from a list box. I do not want to use the PrintDialog control (it contains more information and prompts then required).

Please help.

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Here is a possible hint :

Dim prn As Printer

Set prn = Printer

Populate Printers in the List Box and add the Index in List's ItemData

iPrn = 0
For Each p In Printers
    lstPrnDraw.AddItem p.DeviceName
    lstPrnDraw.ItemData(lstPrnDraw.ListCount - 1) = iPrn
    iPrn = iPrn + 1
Next p

Here I am getting the selected printer :

Private Sub cmdOK_Click()

For iPrn = 0 To lstPrnDraw.ListCount - 1
    If lstPrnDraw.Selected(iPrn) = True Then
       Set prn = Printers(lstPrnDraw.ItemData(iPrn))
       Exit For
    End If
Next iPrn

End Sub


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