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Printer.PrinterName

Queries the name of the printer with given index.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Printer 3.0 Yes Yes Yes No No
MBS( "Printer.PrinterName"; index )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
index The index of the printer. From 0 to PrinterCount-1. 0

Result

Returns name of printer or error.

Description

Queries the name of the printer with given index.

Examples

Queries name of first printer:

$name = MBS( "Printer.PrinterName"; 0 )

Query list of all printers with While loop:

Let ( [
    count = MBS( "Printer.PrinterCount" );
    list = While (
        [
            l = "";
            i = 0
        ];
            i < count ;
        [
            l = l & MBS( "Printer.PrinterName"; i ) & ¶;
            i = i + 1
        ] ; l )
    ]; list )

See also

Example Databases

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FileMaker Magazin

Release notes

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 13th May 2020


Printer.PrinterInfo   -   Printer.PrinterNames

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