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PrintQueue::IsNotAvailable Property

Gets a value that indicates whether the printer is available.

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

public:
property bool IsNotAvailable {
	bool get ();
}

Property Value

Type: System::Boolean
true if the printer is available; otherwise, false.

If the printer does not support a signal with this meaning, then the property is always false.

The following example shows how to use this property as part of a survey all printers for possible error status.

internal: 
   // Check for possible trouble states of a printer using its properties 
   static void SpotTroubleUsingProperties (System::String^% statusReport, System::Printing::PrintQueue^ pq) 
   {
      if (pq->HasPaperProblem)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Has a paper problem. ";
      }
      if (!(pq->HasToner))
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Is out of toner. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsDoorOpened)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Has an open door. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsInError)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Is in an error state. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsNotAvailable)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Is not available. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsOffline)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Is off line. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsOutOfMemory)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Is out of memory. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsOutOfPaper)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Is out of paper. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsOutputBinFull)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Has a full output bin. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsPaperJammed)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Has a paper jam. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsPaused)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Is paused. ";
      }
      if (pq->IsTonerLow)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Is low on toner. ";
      }
      if (pq->NeedUserIntervention)
      {
         statusReport = statusReport + "Needs user intervention. ";
      }

      // Check if queue is even available at this time of day 
      // The following method is defined in the complete example.
      ReportAvailabilityAtThisTime(statusReport, pq);
   };

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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