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Control Printer Advanced Settings

Control Printer Advanced Settings

Control Printer Advanced Settings

I need to be able to change the advanced settings of a printer  by means of VB6 code with no user intervention.  I want to activate the Watermark function in the printer settings, before printing out a machine drawing so that when it prints it will show "Confidential" across it.  Then, after the print is complete, restore the normal settings. I can do this manually with no problems.  But there has to be a way to do this through code.  The drawings are scanned and in TIFF format.

Any ideas would be appreciated,

RE: Control Printer Advanced Settings

I have a similar problem to this, did you find a solution ?

RE: Control Printer Advanced Settings

Hey ruskie,
No, I never did find a way to do that.  I followed some leads on other forums but came up empty.  I didn't have a lot of time to spare, so I ended up just writing some opaque text to the drawing in the upper regions, away from the dimensions (hopefully).  It's not pretty, but functional winky smile  By the way, I'm using the Kodak Imaging component that came with Win2000 to manipulate the *.tif images.  

I'm still interested so if you find a way please post your solution.

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