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PrintSystemObject.PropertiesCollection Property

Gets a collection of attribute and value pairs.

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

public PrintPropertyDictionary PropertiesCollection { get; internal set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Printing.IndexedProperties.PrintPropertyDictionary
A PrintPropertyDictionary that contains attribute and value pairs.

The following example shows how to use this property to discover at run time the properties, and the types of those properties, of a print system object, without using reflection.

            // Enumerate the properties, and their types, of a queue without using Reflection
            LocalPrintServer localPrintServer = new LocalPrintServer();
            PrintQueue defaultPrintQueue = LocalPrintServer.GetDefaultPrintQueue();

            PrintPropertyDictionary printQueueProperties = defaultPrintQueue.PropertiesCollection;

            Console.WriteLine("These are the properties, and their types, of {0}, a {1}", defaultPrintQueue.Name, defaultPrintQueue.GetType().ToString() +"\n");

            foreach (DictionaryEntry entry in printQueueProperties)
                PrintProperty property = (PrintProperty)entry.Value;

                if (property.Value != null)
                    Console.WriteLine(property.Name + "\t(Type: {0})", property.Value.GetType().ToString());
            Console.WriteLine("\n\nPress Return to continue...");

.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.