The `EnumPrinters is used to enumerate the printers installed on a local or remote system and retrieve information about them, such as their names, status, and properties.
The function takes several parameters, including the type of printers to enumerate, the name of the server to connect to (if applicable), the level of detail to retrieve about each printer, and a buffer to receive the printer information. The function returns a Boolean value indicating whether it was successful or not, as well as the number of printers found.
There are several types of printers that can be enumerated using the
EnumPrinters function, including local printers, network printers, and printers connected to other computers. The level of detail that can be retrieved about each printer depends on the level parameter passed to the function, which can range from 1 to 9.
EnumPrinters function can be useful for a variety of purposes, such as detecting the presence of printers on a system, identifying the default printer, or retrieving information about a specific printer.
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|Connected Printer||U1309 B0009.017|