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How to change printer from Access db

Posted on 2002-05-20
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I want to change default printer programatically from Access database.  I know how to do it from VB, but it looks like Access VBA does not have Printers collection. I was trying to change rpt.PrtDevName = MyPrinterName, but did not manage to make it work.
Any help will be appreciated.
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Here's a link with some different methods.

http://www.mvps.org/access/reports/rpt0009.htm


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You were close but you also need to set the PrtDevMode it appears.
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I use a product called Print Batch Manager to do this as well.

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/attac-cg/ACGPBM.htm
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thahk you imerell. I'll try it and let you know
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It worked out perfect
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Glad I could point you in the right direction.  Have a great day!

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