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KiXtart 2001 Manual

AddPrinterConnection( )

Action: Adds a connection to the specified printer for the current user.
Syntax: ADDPRINTERCONNECTION ("printer name")

Printer name

The (share)name of the printer to which to connect.

Remarks: This function is available only on Windows NT family, and can be used only to connect to printers on a server running the Windows NT/2000/XP operating system.

When Windows NT connects to the printer, it may copy printer driver files to the local computer. If the user does not have permission to copy files to the appropriate location, ADDPRINTERCONNECTION fails, and @ERROR returns ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED.

0 Printer connection established
Error code Function failed  
See Also: DelPrinterConnection( ), SetDefaultPrinter( )

If ADDPRINTERCONNECTION ("\\vleerbeer\hp laserjet 4") = 0
  ? "Added printer connection...."