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I did create these few functions several months ago. I post here, if it can interest someone.
These functions based on WMI queries allow you to manage printers : add / delete printer, driver, port, or obtain configuration, set default printer ... I let you discover it with the code.
Here is the list of the available functions :
And some examples :
#Include "PrintMgr.au3" ; Remove a printer called "My old Lexmark printer" : _PrintMgr_RemovePrinter("My old Lexmark printer") ; Remove the driver called "Lexmark T640" : _PrintMgr_RemovePrinterDriver("Lexmark T640") ; Remove the TCP/IP printer port called "TCP/IP" _PrintMgr_RemoveTCPIPPrinterPort("MyOLDPrinterPort") ; Add a driver, called "Samsung ML-451x 501x Series", and driver inf file is ".\Samsung5010\sse2m.inf" _PrintMgr_AddPrinterDriver("Samsung ML-451x 501x Series", "Windows NT x86", @scriptDir & "\Samsung5010", @scriptDir & "\Samsung5010\sse2m.inf") ; Add a TCP/IP printer port, called "MyTCPIPPrinterPort", with IPAddress = 192.168.1.10 and Port = 9100 _PrintMgr_AddTCPIPPrinterPort("MyTCPIPPrinterPort", "192.168.1.10", 9100) ; Add a printer, give it the name "My Printer", use the driver called "Samsung ML-451x 501x Series" and the port called "MyTCPIPPrinterPort" _PrintMgr_AddPrinter("My Printer", "Samsung ML-451x 501x Series", "MyTCPIPPrinterPort") ; Set the printer called "My Printer" as default printer _PrintMgr_SetDefaultPrinter("My Printer") ; Connect to the shared printer "\\192.168.1.1\HPDeskjetColor") _PrintMgr_AddWindowsPrinterConnection("\\192.168.1.1\HPDeskjetColor") ; List all installed printers #Include <Array.au3> $aPrinterList = _PrintMgr_EnumPrinter() _ArrayDisplay($aPrinterList) ; List all printers configuration #Include <Array.au3> $aPrinterConfig = _PrintMgr_EnumPrinterConfiguration() _ArrayDisplay($aPrinterConfig) ; List all installed printer drivers #Include <Array.au3> $aDriverList = _EnumPrinterDriver() _ArrayDisplay($aDriverList) ; Retrieve the printer configuration for the printer called "Lexmark T640" #Include <Array.au3> $aPrinterConfig = _PrintMgr_EnumPrinterConfiguration("Lexmark T640") _ArrayDisplay($aPrinterConfig) ; Add a local printer port (for a file output) _AddLocalPrinterPort("c:\temp\output.pcl") ; Remove the local port _RemoveLocalPrinterPort("c:\temp\output.pcl") Download link : PrintMgr.au3
Here is an UDF for managing printers.
Features are :
- add, remove or rename a printer
- add or remove a driver
- add or remove a TCP/IP printer port
- add or remove a LPR printer port
- connect to a remote printer
- enum printers and there configuration and properties
- pause resume or cancel all jobs of a printer
- checks if a printer exists
- print a test page
- set the default printer
I am having a very unique, but repeatable problem with ImageMagick COM interface. Here are the applicable lines of code:
and then later on...
the array points to a pdf file with the "convert" command converting the first page of the pdf to a jpg with any alpha layer removed.
Every time, without fail, the first time I run the script on a freshly booted machine it crashes on the $oIM.Convert command. It does this if it isn't compiled and says there is an error executing the command on the object. If compiled, i get an error that autoit has stopped responding. Anytime I run the script, compiled or not, after this initial crash everything works perfectly fine.
I am totally at a loss as to why this is occurring and how to correct it.
Is there a way to read data directly from the Windows Component Object Model (COM) interface?
I am trying to make a really simple disk space reporter tool for accounts on an Active Directory domain, to read the disk quota limit for the logged on user's home directory, and report how much disk space they are currently using.
MSDN: IDiskQuotaUser interface
This function (version 1), was developed solely for applications I needed it for.
It was only tested with Class names that was needed in those scripts.
And so, I didn't want to release it by itself because I knew it needed some more
work before I did that.
Recently, I delved back into it after several years and am now releasing version 2,
which was mostly rewritten over the past several weeks.
What does it do? It retrieves the properties and values pertaining to your computer,
operating system and devices. All you need is a valid Win32 Class Name.
So, here it is -- let me know if you have any issues!
Updated to v2.25, January 14, 2017