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Application.BackgroundPrintingStatus Property

Office 2007
Returns the number of print jobs in the background printing queue. Read-only Long.



expression   A variable that represents an Application object.


This example returns the number of Word print jobs currently queued up for background printing.

Visual Basic for Applications
Dim lngStatus As Long

If Options.PrintBackground = True Then
    lngStatus = Application.BackgroundPrintingStatus
End If

If the number of print jobs is greater than 0 (zero), this example displays a message in the status bar.

Visual Basic for Applications
If Application.BackgroundPrintingStatus > 0 Then
    StatusBar = Application.BackgroundPrintingStatus _
        & " print jobs are queued up"
End If