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How to Get Printing Document name with the pages printing using Printer Job Language (PJL) in C#

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Hi
I need to get following informations from Network printer using Printer Job Language (PJL) in C#
1. Printing Document name.
2. Currently Printed Page count
3. Current Job Status
4. Toner Level
5. Printer Current Status
6. Queue Names
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Question by:infoplus
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Mihai Stancescu earned 500 total points
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Try querying the WMI to get that information, but I think that will not be quite in real time... Another option is you can create a printer hook, but I haven't managed that in C#, only in Delphi few years ago...


Hope this helps!

Regards,
Mishu
using System;
using System.Management;
namespace WMI4
{
class Class1
{
static void Main(string[] args)
{
Console.WriteLine("Retrieving printer queue information using WMI");
Console.WriteLine("==================================");
//Query printer queue
System.Management.ObjectQuery oq = new System.Management.ObjectQuery
"SELECT * FROM Win32_PrintJob");
ManagementObjectSearcher query1 = new ManagementObjectSearcher(oq);
ManagementObjectCollection queryCollection1 = query1.Get();
foreach( ManagementObject mo in queryCollection1 )
{
Console.WriteLine("Printer Driver : " + mo["DriverName"].ToString());
Console.WriteLine("Document Name : " + mo["Document"].ToString());
Console.WriteLine("Document Owner : " + mo["Owner"].ToString());
Console.WriteLine("==================================");
}
}
}
}

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