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Hello

Please, Can some help me with an example for delphi 2007, showing the default printer's log information. I need information about how many copies have been printed.

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Do you need this for current print job or to get global printer counter?

For current print job follow this links and look for PagesPrinted in  JOB_INFOx structure:

http://www.delphigroups.info/2/80/156805.html
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd145022%28v=vs.85%29.aspx
http://www.delphimaster.net/view/7-98895
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Pascal/Delphi/Q_20145937.html
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Delphindo/message/18763
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Q_21006619.html

To access printers internal counter you need to use esc/pcl commands. Some printer manufacturer bring sdk which can helps but solution does not cover all printers.
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