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Alter printer settings using by changing PPD file

Posted on 2010-08-27
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27

I have created a printer driver that allows the user to print a document, using our application.  Now, I want to change the setting: "Spool print documents so program finishes printing faster" automatically.  Does anyone know how to do that?
Question by:NerishaB
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Thank you.  The problem that i am having is this.  With my printer driver, for a certain document, it stops the print spooler entirely, and the document never gets printed.
I want to set it such that it "Starts printing after the last page is spooled".  Now this is for a client of our, that we dont go to often, I need to add this to the PPD file to rebuild this driver and send it to them.

Expert Comment

ID: 33540619
What printer do you have? Model Number? and Driver Version?
Updating to the latest driver version could solve your problem.

Author Comment

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No, I'm looking for a way to programatically alter those settings.  We created the printer driver.  And we need to create the update for this driver.

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