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UI_Printers_Get gets more than are there!

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  • UI_Printers_Get gets more than are there!

    When using the xbasic UI_PRINTERS_GET() on a machine with ONE printer, I get the following results

    ?UI_Printers_Get()
    = Microsoft XPS Document Writer on Ne01:
    Fax on Ne02:
    AlphaFivePrinterV4 on NUL:
    Canon FP-L170/MF350/L380/L398 on Ne06:
    Quicken PDF Printer on NUL:
    Canon iP4300 on Ne05:
    DYMO LabelWriter 450 Twin Turbo on Ne03:
    Receipt on Ne00:
    DYMO LabelWriter 450 Turbo on Ne04:
    Brother HL-2140 series (Copy 1) on Ne07:
    AlphaFivePrinterV4p5 on NUL:

    I only have the Canon FP..

    What gives?

    The rest of the list exists at my other office!

    Gene

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    Re: UI_Printers_Get gets more than are there!

    Probably installed print drivers, all ever installed?
    There can be only one.

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    • #3
      Re: UI_Printers_Get gets more than are there!

      Hi Stan,

      The Canon IP was at this location once but never the DYMO printers. I also have a client that installed my software on his system and he never had any of my printers but they showed up in his list. Is the list of printer drivers stored someplace within Alpha. If so, how can I clear that information? It would seem prudent to clear all such information in Alpha prior to using UI_Printers_Get as a matter of good programming practice if Alpha stores it somewhere.

      I look forward to a resolution to this. It's holding me up from distributing my application.

      Gene

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      • #4
        Re: UI_Printers_Get gets more than are there!

        Bump to Gene - did you ever get this resolved? If so please share!
        Robin

        Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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        • #5
          Re: UI_Printers_Get gets more than are there!

          Robin, you might find that the information is tucked away in the Roaming folder somewhere. Lots of stuff in there.
          On the other hand, my deleted printers - 100's of the little darlings - do not appear in the IW for V10.5, V11 and V12 (it was a free one and I don't use it)
          Last edited by Ted Giles; 10-19-2016, 12:26 PM.
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