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Changing Default Printer

I wish to know how to set either of my two printers to default from within a Delphi 2 program.
I have a Sharp JX-9210 Laser and a Epson Stylus Color 600
and am using Windows 95
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kennys
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gysbert1Commented:
Why do you want to change the default printer ??

Isn't it beter practice to pop up a printer dialog and let the user select the printer ??
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gysbert1Commented:
Changing the following value in the registry will work:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Config\0001\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Printers

Use the TRegIniFile class to get the values to see how they
should look, and set the values to whatever...

I still think its better to pop up a printersetupdialog though...
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kennysAuthor Commented:
Thanks
I needed to change printer defaults as one of my two printers
conflicts with my scanner and must not be set to default. I wished to choose through a Delphi program.
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