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PrintQueue.Name Property

Gets or sets the print queue's name.

Namespace:  System.Printing
Assembly:  System.Printing (in System.Printing.dll)
public override sealed string Name { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the print queue.

The PrintQueue object also has a read only FullName property and a writeable ShareName property.

For queues on the local print server, Name and FullName are the same.

The following example shows how to use this property to list a subset of available print queues.


// Specify that the list will contain only the print queues that are installed as local and are shared
EnumeratedPrintQueueTypes[] enumerationFlags = {EnumeratedPrintQueueTypes.Local,
                                                EnumeratedPrintQueueTypes.Shared};

LocalPrintServer printServer = new LocalPrintServer();

//Use the enumerationFlags to filter out unwanted print queues
PrintQueueCollection printQueuesOnLocalServer = printServer.GetPrintQueues(enumerationFlags);

Console.WriteLine("These are your shared, local print queues:\n\n");

foreach (PrintQueue printer in printQueuesOnLocalServer)
{
    Console.WriteLine("\tThe shared printer " + printer.Name + " is located at " + printer.Location + "\n");
}
Console.WriteLine("Press enter to continue.");
Console.ReadLine();


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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