Print Test Page to network printer from printername in textbox VB.NET 2003/2010 Exp

Hi Experts,

I wish to bypass printer properties and print a Test Page beased on printer name in a textbox.

So in my WINFORM... I have a textbox and if I wrtie \\printerserver\printer and click Button...

a testpage will print to the target printer.

Thanks,
Roberto
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CodeCruiserCommented:
Is the printer installed on the computer? A test page is like any other page but its a specific template. You can print your own template of test page.

http://www.codeguru.com/vb/gen/vb_misc/printing/article.php/c11233

http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/topic/44150-printing-in-vbnet/

http://www.vbdotnetheaven.com/UploadFile/mgold/PrintinginVBNET04202005015906AM/PrintinginVBNET.aspx
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RobertoFreemanoAuthor Commented:
Hi CodeCruiser,

Yes, the network printer would have to be mapped locally first before test page can be sent to it.

Thanks,
Roberto
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RobertoFreemanoAuthor Commented:
Thanks CC
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