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PrintServer.InstallPrintQueue Method (String, String, String[], String, PrintQueueAttributes, String, String, String, String, Int32, Int32)

Installs a shared, prioritized print queue, and associated printer driver, on the print server.

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

public PrintQueue InstallPrintQueue(
	string printQueueName,
	string driverName,
	string[] portNames,
	string printProcessorName,
	PrintQueueAttributes printQueueAttributes,
	string printQueueShareName,
	string printQueueComment,
	string printQueueLocation,
	string printQueueSeparatorFile,
	int printQueuePriority,
	int printQueueDefaultPriority


Type: System.String
The name of the new queue.
Type: System.String
The path and name of the printer driver.
Type: System.String[]
The IDs of the ports that the new queue uses.
Type: System.String
The name of the print processor.
Type: System.Printing.PrintQueueAttributes
The attributes, as flags, of the new queue.
Type: System.String
The share name of the new queue.
Type: System.String
A comment about the queue that is visible to users in the Microsoft Windows UI.
Type: System.String
The location of the new queue.
Type: System.String
The path of a file that is inserted at the beginning of each print job.
Type: System.Int32
A value from 1 through 99 that specifies the priority of the queue relative to other queues that are hosted by the print server.
Type: System.Int32
A value from 1 through 99 that specifies the default priority of new print jobs that are sent to the queue.

Return Value

Type: System.Printing.PrintQueue
The newly created PrintQueue.

If you do not want to initialize all three of the queue's ShareName, Comment, or Location properties; you can pass an empty string for one or more of printQueueShareName, printQueueComment, and printQueueLocation. If you want to initialize just one of these properties, use the InstallPrintQueue(String, String, String[], String, PrintQueueAttributes, PrintQueueStringProperty, Int32, Int32) overload of this method.

.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.