Creating a Print file Dialog box

I am trying to write my own print file dialog box. I have all the contexts it need to function but dont know how to implement them, i need to know how i can populate a form with the printers available on a certain computer.

Basically  i need to get the contents of the printers and faxes folder accessible through the control pannel.


Any ideas ANYBODY.

Quite hard sorry for lack of points any help would be great

WVWAsked:
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WVWAuthor Commented:
How could i populate a dropdown menu with that have you any idea
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TheAvengerCommented:
foreach (string printer in System.Drawing.Printing.PrinterSettings.InstalledPrinters)
      comboBox.Items.Add (printer);
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WVWAuthor Commented:
Thats absolutely brilliant, do you know any other stuff, say how the status icon works, e.g it says


Status = Ready

Location = Lpt1


Or anything like that, if you do that would be great

Thanks so much
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TheAvengerCommented:
Have a look at the System.Drawing.Printing namespace:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/cpref/html/frlrfsystemdrawingprinting.asp

You can fins dome stuff there, like PrintController, PrinterSettings, etc. I don't know where all the stuff resides but I think you can find a lot of things for the printer here.
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WVWAuthor Commented:
Thanks A lot, you have been very helpful
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