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Queries paper sources.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Printer 6.5 No Yes No No No
MBS( "Printer.PaperSources" )   More




Returns list or error.


Queries paper sources.
The plugin will store the paper sources it sees in the dialog, so you can later query them.
This value is only available after Printer.Print or Printer.SetPrinter run.


Query formats:

# we run Print dialog
# as there is no printer or paper format with ?, this will not change it
# and 2 means cancel
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Printer.Print"; "?"; 2; ""; "?")]
Pause/Resume Script [Duration (seconds): 2]
Set Field [Printer Dialog::PaperFormats; MBS( "Printer.PaperFormats" )]
Set Field [Printer Dialog::Printers; MBS( "Printer.PrinterNames" )]
Set Field [Printer Dialog::PaperSources; MBS( "Printer.PaperSources" )]

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Created 16th November 2016, last changed 21st November 2019

Printer.PaperFormats   -   Printer.Print

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