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    How to enable the printing queue when the printer is off?


    Dear sir(s)/madam(s),

    We need all your help.

    We are using Visual Basic 6.0 for our application development. We have
    a problem in
    printing jobs through our application. The files are sent to printer it will
    remain
    in queues. Once when the printer if off, all the files in the queues gets
    deleted. We
    want to know the status of printer, with this status available we need to
    retain the
    printing jobs in the printing queue. Once when the printer is on, it has
    to resume
    with the order available in the printing queue.

    More over we have written Printer routine using windows api.

    i.e. In other words, How to enable the printing queue when the printer is
    off?.

    Please clarify if
    there is any other function is avaiable to find out the above status ?.

    And also let us know how to know if the printer is on
    or off through scripting.

    Our mail ID is newton@sslindia.com. An
    early reply in this regard is highly appriciated.

    Thanking You

    with very best regards,
    Newton.N



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    HI this is prathima.
    even iam facing same problem in case of serial printing. please anyone suggest me.
    thanks

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