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Printer Drivers

is it posisble to right printer drivers in delphi? If so how can I go about it

thanks
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colonna_mike
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colonna_mike
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intheCommented:
no i believe its not possible,you need visualc++ etc for that..
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ginsonicCommented:
I'm not so sure that I have understood your question , but ...

uses WinSpool;

procedure TForm1.FormCreate(Sender: TObject);
begin
   comboPrinters.Items.Assign( Printer.Printers );
end;


procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
    hPrinter: THandle;
    PrtName: String;
    DriverInfo: PDriverInfo2;
    dwNeeded: DWord;
begin
    PrtName :=  comboPrinters.Text;
    OpenPrinter( PChar( PrtName ) , hPrinter , nil );
    GetPrinterDriver( hPrinter, nil, 2, DriverInfo, 0, dwNeeded );
    GetMem( DriverInfo, dwNeeded );
    if GetPrinterDriver( hPrinter, nil, 2, DriverInfo, dwNeeded, dwNeeded )
then
    begin
       Memo1.Lines.Add( IntToStr( DriverInfo.cVersion ) );  // The driver
version
       Memo1.Lines.Add( StrPas( DriverInfo.pName ) );
       Memo1.Lines.Add( StrPas( DriverInfo.pEnvironment ) );
       Memo1.Lines.Add( StrPas( DriverInfo.pDriverPath ) );
       Memo1.Lines.Add( StrPas( DriverInfo.pDataFile ) );
       Memo1.Lines.Add( StrPas( DriverInfo.pConfigFile ) );
    end
    else
        Memo1.Lines.Add( 'No Info needed = ' + IntToStr( dwNeeded ) );
    ClosePrinter( hPrinter );
    FreeMem( DriverInfo );
end;
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