InstallPrinter – Install a new printer on the system

Private Type PRINTER_INFO_2    pServerName As String    pPrinterName As String    pShareName As String    pPortName As String    pDriverName As String    pComment As String    pLocation As String    pDevMode As Long    pSepFile As String    pPrintProcessor As String    pDatatype As String    pParameters As String    pSecurityDescriptor As Long    Attributes As Long    Priority As Long    DefaultPriority As Long    StartTime As Long    UntilTime As Long    Status As Long    cJobs As Long    AveragePPM As LongEnd TypePrivate Declare Function AddPrinter Lib "winspool.drv" Alias "AddPrinterA" _    (ByVal pName As String, ByVal Level As Long, pPrinter As Any) As LongPrivate Declare Function ClosePrinter Lib "winspool.drv" (ByVal hPrinter As _    Long) As Long' Install a new printer on the system'   sPrinterName is the name to assign to identify the printer'   sDriver is a string identifying the driver for the printer'   sPort is the printer's COM port'   sComment is a comment to associate to the printer item'' Example:'    Dim bOK As Boolean'    bOK = InstallPrinter("Epson", "Epson Stylus COLOR 440", "LPT1:", ,'  "My favourite printer")'    MsgBox "Printer added: " & bOKFunction InstallPrinter(ByVal sPrinterName As String, ByVal sDriver As String, _    Optional ByVal sPort As String = "LPT1:", Optional sServer As String, _    Optional sComment As String) As Boolean    Dim hPrinter As Long    Dim PI As PRINTER_INFO_2        ' fill the PRINTER_INFO_2 struct    With PI        .pPrinterName = sPrinterName        .pDriverName = sDriver        .pPortName = sPort        .pServerName = sServer        .pComment = sComment        .pPrintProcessor = "WinPrint"        .Priority = 1        .DefaultPriority = 1        .pDatatype = "RAW"    End With        ' add the printer    hPrinter = AddPrinter(sServer, 2, PI)    ' if successful close the printer and return True    If hPrinter <> 0 Then        ClosePrinter hPrinter        InstallPrinter = True    End IfEnd Function

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