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Chapter 5. Taming Your Printer > Retrieve a List of All the Installed Output De...

5.1. Retrieve a List of All the Installed Output Devices

5.1.1. Problem

You'd like to be able to present your users with a list of all the installed printers. Is there some way to fill a list box with the printer names?

5.1.2. Solution

Access makes it easy to fill a list or combo box with all the available printers. You can iterate through the members of the Application.Printers collection, retrieving the DeviceName and Port of each printer.


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