Print Driver Plug-in Support

Print driver plug-ins that provide additional or modified functionality to minidriver-based print drivers must support the IPrintOemPrintTicketProvider interface to provide complete and correct Print Capabilities support in a Unidrv or PScript5-based print driver. If a plug-in supports IPrintOemPrintTicketProvider, the plug-in will gain the ability to edit the PrintTicket document and modify the configuration user interface (UI). But support for this interface also requires considerably more development effort than just editing a GPD or PPD file.

Plug-ins that do not support the IPrintOemPrintTicketProvider interface are limited to their existing DEVMODEW support, so some functions that the plug-in provides might not be included in the PrintTicket or PrintCapabilities documents.


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