How to get printer's state and control printer in Java or VC++6.0

I want to get printer's state and after that i can control printer, so what can i do to programming in Java or VC++ to accomplish that task. If anyone can give me example sourcecode in Java or VC++ to do it. Thanks alot.
nhthanhAsked:
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monkesdbCommented:
I've not tried this but it should be along the lines of...


#include <fstream>

...

fstream printer("LPT1");

printer << "hello world\n\nThis is a test.";
printer << "\f";  // you might want to put a formfeed at the end.

printer.close();


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