This lesson describes how you can integrate the Windows printer driver into Visual Basic applications that you write. Visual Basic communicates with it so that you can send text and even graphics to the printer.
The highlights of this hour include
Where your application sends printed output
Which advantages spooled printing provides
How to use the
When to use
Printer object methods
Surprisingly, no Printer control exists. Unlike most things in Visual Basic, sending output to the printer can be a tedious process. Printing requires that you send a fairly long list of instructions to your printer that describe exactly the way the ...