PrinterSettings.GetHdevnames Method ()


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Creates a handle to a DEVNAMES structure that corresponds to the printer settings.

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

public IntPtr GetHdevnames()

Return Value

Type: System.IntPtr

A handle to a DEVNAMES structure.

When you are done with the handle that is created through this method, you must deallocate it yourself by calling the native Win32 GlobalFree method. When you call this method, you pass as a parameter the return value from the GetHdevnames method.


for printing and access to all printers on the network. Associated enumeration: PrintingPermissionLevel.AllPrinting

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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