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PrintQueue.GetPrintCapabilitiesAsXml Method ()

Gets a MemoryStream object that specifies the printer's capabilities as an XML stream that complies with the Print Schema.

Namespace: System.Printing
Assembly: System.Printing (in system.printing.dll)

public MemoryStream GetPrintCapabilitiesAsXml ()
public MemoryStream GetPrintCapabilitiesAsXml ()
public function GetPrintCapabilitiesAsXml () : MemoryStream
Not applicable.

Return Value

A MemoryStream specifying the printer's capabilities by using the XML schema "PrinterCapabilities," a part of the Print Schema system.

Exception typeCondition


The print capabilities could not be retrieved.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0