Short story: Submit "print to disk" files directly to Windows print spooler.
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This sample, or the one from which it originally derived, was published (or at least peripherally mentioned) in the following article(s):
- Spool, Shell, and Hook, Ask the VB Pro, VBPJ, February 1998
This sample uses the following API calls:
Module Library Function SPOOL.BAS kernel32
Don't see what you're looking for? Here's a complete API cross-reference.
Please, enjoy and learn from this sample. Include its code within your own projects, if you wish. But, in order to insure only the most recent code is available to all, I ask that you don't share the sample by any form of mass distribution.
Download Spool.zip, 11Kb, Last Updated: Monday, January 11, 1999
The following resources may also be of interest:
- PrnInfo - Hook into the Windows Print Queue to find and control print jobs for any printer.