Printer Property

Applies to

Application Object

Form Object

Report Object

Returns or sets a Printer object representing the default printer on the current system. Read/write.

expression.Printer

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.

Example

The following example makes the first printer in the Printers collection the default printer for the system, and then reports its name, driver information, and port information.

Dim prtDefault As Printer
Set Application.Printer = Application.Printers(0)
Set prtDefault = Application.Printer
With prtDefault
MsgBox "Device name: " & .DeviceName & vbCr _
& "Driver name: " & .DriverName & vbCr _
& "Port: " & .Port
End With
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