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PrintQueue.Description Property

Gets a description of the print queue.

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

public virtual string Description { get; internal set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A description of the print queue.

When the queue is created, the description defaults to a three part string that consists of the queue name, model, and location separated by commas. Contrast the Description property with the Comment property which is visible to users in the common print dialog and the Printers and Faxes list.

.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.