Printer Property [Access 2003 VBA Language Reference]

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


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


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

Applies to | Application Object | Form Object | Report Object

See Also | Printer Object | Printers Collection | Printers Property | UseDefaultPrinter Property