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Peter Smick

Open Printer Properties for Network Printer

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Hi all,

I am using the following to try to open the properties window for a network printer.

ShellExecuteWait("RUNDLL32", 'PRINTUI.DLL,PrintUIEntry /p /n "N-Sharp 5001.MLRI"')

The printer is on a Novell network. In the Printers and Faxes window, the printer name is "N-Sharp 5001.MLRI on BAOBAB" and when I open the printer properties window manually, the name shows as just "N-Sharp 5001.MLRI" But using either of these names gives me an error dialog box about the printer name not being valid or the printer having lost its connection to the server.

Does anyone have any suggestions for this or for some other ways to open the printer properties window for a specific printer?

Many thanks,

PS

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Hi all,

I am using the following to try to open the properties window for a network printer.

ShellExecuteWait("RUNDLL32", 'PRINTUI.DLL,PrintUIEntry /p /n "N-Sharp 5001.MLRI"')

The printer is on a Novell network. In the Printers and Faxes window, the printer name is "N-Sharp 5001.MLRI on BAOBAB" and when I open the printer properties window manually, the name shows as just "N-Sharp 5001.MLRI" But using either of these names gives me an error dialog box about the printer name not being valid or the printer having lost its connection to the server.

Does anyone have any suggestions for this or for some other ways to open the printer properties window for a specific printer?

Many thanks,

PS

i think you are looking for the support area.

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