Printing:Default Printer Property

LabVIEW 2018 Help

Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short Name: Pr.DefaultPrinter

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Application Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Gets or sets the name of the default printer in LabVIEW.

To set the default printer, enter the full path to the printer, such as \\myprinter\ab01.

Note  This property is available only on Windows.

This property is similar to the Default Printer output of the Query Available Printers VI.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineYes
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Remote access allowedYes


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