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Enable Advanced Printing Features

Posted on 2012-04-01
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When I run that scripts it pops (check attachment)..All I want is to enable or disable the feature on a chosen printer on teh printer server.

'To Enable Advanced Printing Features
'RUNDLL32 PRINTUI.DLL,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n "printer name" attributes -RawOnly

'To Disable Advanced Printing Features
'UNDLL32 PRINTUI.DLL,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n "printer name" attributes +RawOnly


Const ForReading = 1
dim printer
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\printers.txt", ForReading)
Set objShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
Do while not objFile.AtEndOfStream
    Printer = objFile.ReadLine
    Printer = "\\???\U150C1-Costar"
    Wscript.echo printer
    strCmd = "rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /xs /n " &  printer & " attributes +RawOnly"
    objShell.Run StrCmd
Loop
objFile.Close
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Question by:Bianchi928
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by:RobSampson
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Hi, I can't see the attachment...
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by:Bianchi928
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oops sorry. Like you'll it's looking at the printer server properties instead. ALl I want is to be able /disable the "Advanced Printing Features"
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by:RobSampson
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Hi, I think the only problem was that you need a capital X following by a lower case s but I have also put quotes around the printer name, just in case.

    strCmd = "rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n """ &  printer & """ attributes +RawOnly

Regards,

Rob.
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by:Bianchi928
ID: 37799401
I've got an Unterminated string constant on Line 16

'To Enable Advanced Printing Features
'RUNDLL32 PRINTUI.DLL,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n "printer name" attributes -RawOnly

'To Disable Advanced Printing Features
'RUNDLL32 PRINTUI.DLL,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n "printer name" attributes +RawOnly


Const ForReading = 1
dim printer
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\documents and settings\cis0794\desktop\printers.dat", ForReading)
Set objShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
Do while not objFile.AtEndOfStream
    Printer = "Lexmark T654 PS3"
'   Printer = objFile.ReadLine
    strCmd = "rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n """ &  printer & """ attributes +RawOnly

    objShell.Run StrCmd
Loop
objFile.Close
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RobSampson earned 200 total points
ID: 37799416
Oops, sorry. I forgot to add the closing quote.

    strCmd = "rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /Xs /n """ &  printer & """ attributes +RawOnly"

Rob.
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by:Bianchi928
ID: 37799437
Perfect
Thanks mate
Cheers
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