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Extend printdialog

Hi all,

I need to extend the printdialog in Windows (XP/Vista). I need to add a (hyperlink)button to it and be able to react to the click event for that button and interact with the 'normal' printdialog.
I prefer to create some kind of systemwide hook and capture all printdialogs for Windows but if this is not possible then I want to create this for Office 2007 (Word, Excel, Outlook...).

On MSDN I have found some articles but I need some C# sample code for this. Can anybody provide this?

Thanks!

D'Mzz!
RoverM
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rovermAuthor Commented:
Hi, thanks but these are not sufficient (I already knew these).
This example only alters the printdialog that is created from my own application. This is not what I want to do.
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williamcampbellCommented:
So what you want to do is drop a hyperlink into *every* print dialog that can popup in the system?

 These Print dialogs may be customized, where are thinking of putting the hyperlink? You are looking at a huge rat hole..abandon hope for there be tigars.

 If you can tell us why you want to do this there may be a better solution.

 
 
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rovermAuthor Commented:
Hi William,
The basic idea was to add a button to the printdialog of Word, then Excel, then Outlook.... and so on. I am a dotnet devver so using managed code I should be able to "easily" do this using C# for Office2007.
However, what about other applications (like notepad)?

Like I said in the opening post, I prefer to do it systemwide but if not possible then start with Word 2007.

The code that is executed behind 'my button' is not important, it could be anything.
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rovermAuthor Commented:
btw: The code sample "PrintOddEven" on CodeProject might be usable if I could intercept the Word print command. Is there a way to do this? Maybe by creating an AddIn for Word2007?
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rovermAuthor Commented:
Closing this question. I didn't solve the problem (yet) using C#. Using C++ it's possible to set a systemwide hook to capture every printdialog.
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