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Writing a Network Print Provider

Occasionally, a vendor might want to supply a print provider to support a new network architecture. One possible way to supply new print provider functionality is to create an entirely new print provider that replaces the local print provider. In reality, however, this is a challenging and probably unnecessary task. An alternative is to create a partial print provider that works in conjunction with the local print provider.

This section provides the following topics:

Overview of Partial Print Providers

Supporting Printer Change Notifications

Installing a Network Print Provider

 

 

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