lambacck at computer.org
Sat Jul 16 00:08:35 CEST 2005
This question has come up a few times on the list with no one giving a public
answer. How do you use CreatePrintDialog from win32ui?
About a year ago someone posted that:
dlg = win32ui.CreatePrintDialog(1538)
will give you the window, but the ok button does not work.
Diging into the source shows that the 1538 is being loaded as a template
resource. The MSDN documentation does not say anything about this being
neccessary and in fact, other common dialogs provide this as an option, but
not a requirement. Why is this made a requirement? If it was not made a
requirement, would the dialog work?
Unfortunately I can't play with this because I don't have Visual Studio. I
guess the logical next step, if the above worked, would be to add the
GetPrinterDC() method (and maybe some others) so that we can do something
useful with the dialog.
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