Microsoft Word/word vba dialog box


I want to construct a macro that refers to a printers own software selecting the draft option in print. The vba code - WdDialogFilePrintSetup and others refers to the built in dialog box, but is it possible to use that to refer to printers own software dialog box? Is there code that you could use as alternative to printers draft option?

Hope this makes sense.

Best wishes

I remember spending ages fighting with this in earlier versions of word and failing dismally - we had to set different paper types for different printers - luckily we had a finite set, and could determine which the printer was from it's name (though at the moment I forget how we found that!) and therefore the macro had a series of IF conditions to set the appropriate page type by number - but we never managed to directly interface with the printer dialog box.  So I guess it depends what it was you were specifically wanting to do here as to wether it would be possible.
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Aidan Heritage


I have provided first hand support since `95 for Microsoft Office majoring in Word and Excel - support for all versions of Word from 2 onwards

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