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...determine printers port and name?
Autor: Mad Byte
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{ .... }

type
  
TPrinterDevice = class   {type definition NOT interfaced by Printers.pas}
    
Driver, Device, Port: string;
  end;
  
{ .... }

uses Printers;

{ .... }

function GetCurrentPrinterPort: string;
begin
  
Result := TPrinterDevice(Printer.Printers.Objects[Printer.PrinterIndex]).Port;
end;

{The exact printer's name known to Windows for use in API calls can be obtained by:}
function GetCurrentPrinterName: string;
begin
  
Result := TPrinterDevice(Printer.Printers.Objects[Printer.PrinterIndex]).Device;
end;


// Example:
procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  
Label1.Caption := GetCurrentPrinterPort;
  Label2.Caption := GetCurrentPrinterName;
end;

 

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