troubleshooting Question

Outlook VB Script Printer

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Microsoft OfficeVB ScriptOutlook
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I have an Outlook custom form that uses VB Script to print a label.  This works fine.  IT has since migrated Office to a virtual server.  Because of this, the issue is that every time you log on to the server, the printer name changes dynamically, like "DYMO (redirected 99)".  The "99" is the part that changes.

Is it possible to call out a printer that contains the name "DYMO" in it?  Here is the code that I use.

Sub CommandButtonShipLabelUSPS_Click()

On Error Resume Next

Dim strCurrentPrinter

      Set objDoc2 = GetWordDocLabel("\\\drawing$\Jobs\Task_Templates\Ship-Ship Label")
          Call FillFieldsShipLabel(objDoc2)
          objDoc2.Application.Options.PrintBackground = False
          objDoc2.Application.DisplayAlerts = False
          'objDoc2.Application.ActiveDocument.AttachedTemplate = "Normal"
          'objDoc2.Application.ActiveDocument.PageSetup.Orientation = 1

if Item.UserProperties("PrintHold") = True then
        Set objDoc2 = Nothing
        Set strCurrentPrinter = Nothing
        Set objWord2 = Nothing
      Exit Sub
end if

          strCurrentPrinter = objDoc2.Application.ActivePrinter ' store the current active printer
          objDoc2.Application.ActivePrinter = "DYMO" ' change to another printer

bjDoc2.PrintOut ' print the active sheet
objDoc2.Application.ActivePrinter = strCurrentPrinter

      objDoc2.Application.DisplayAlerts = True
          objDoc2.Application.Options.PrintBackground = True

objDoc2.Close wdDoNotSaveChanges
objWord2.Quit wdDoNotSaveChanges

      Set objDoc2 = Nothing
        Set strCurrentPrinter = Nothing
        Set objWord2 = Nothing

End Sub

Thank you,
KimputerIT Manager

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