Startup Method

Summary

Provides a callback function called from the Network Virtual Printer Driver when a print job starts up.

Syntax
C#
VB
C++
public bool Startup( 
   string virtualPrinterName, 
   byte[] initialData 
) 
  
Function Startup( _ 
   ByVal virtualPrinterName As String, _ 
   ByVal initialData() As Byte _ 
) As Boolean 
bool Startup(  
   String^ virtualPrinterName, 
   array<byte>^ initialData 
)  

Parameters

virtualPrinterName
A System.String that represents the printer name.

initialData
Initialization data set by the server machine.

Return Value

returning false from this function will cause the cancellation of the print job.

Remarks

This Callback function will be called by the Network Virtual Printer Driver with the printer name and the initialization data set by Leadtools.Printer.Printer.SetNetworkInitialData.

Example
C#
VB
using Leadtools.Printer.Client; 
using Leadtools; 
 
 
// this is how the Client Demo DLL should be implemented. 
class LEADTOOLSNetworkClient : IVirtualPrinterClient 
{ 
 
   #region IVirtualPrinterClient Members 
 
   //Implement PrinterJob to be called when printer start printing job 
   bool IVirtualPrinterClient.PrintJob(PrintJobData printJobData) 
   { 
      string strMessage; 
      strMessage = "job printer from machine" + printJobData.ClientMachineName; 
      MessageBox.Show(strMessage); 
 
      //return true to continue job, false to cancel 
      return true; 
   } 
 
   //Implement PrinterJob to be called when printer ends printing job 
   void IVirtualPrinterClient.Shutdown(string virtualPrinterName) 
   { 
      string strMessage; 
      strMessage = "Printer " + virtualPrinterName + " Shut down"; 
      MessageBox.Show(strMessage); 
   } 
 
   //Implement PrinterJob to be called when printer job starts up 
   bool IVirtualPrinterClient.Startup(string virtualPrinterName, byte[] initialData) 
   { 
      string strMessage; 
      strMessage = "Printer " + virtualPrinterName + " Start Up"; 
      MessageBox.Show(strMessage); 
 
      //return true to continue job, false to cancel 
      return true; 
   } 
 
   #endregion 
} 
Imports Leadtools.Printer.Client 
Imports Leadtools 
 
 
' this is how the Client Demo DLL should be implemented. 
Private Class LEADTOOLSNetworkClient : Implements IVirtualPrinterClient 
 
 
 
   'Implement PrinterJob to be called when printer start printing job 
   Private Function PrintJob(ByVal printJobData As PrintJobData) As Boolean Implements IVirtualPrinterClient.PrintJob 
      Dim strMessage As String 
      strMessage = "job printer from machine" & printJobData.ClientMachineName 
      MessageBox.Show(strMessage) 
 
      'return true to continue job, false to cancel 
      Return True 
   End Function 
 
   'Implement PrinterJob to be called when printer ends printing job 
   Private Sub Shutdown(ByVal virtualPrinterName As String) Implements IVirtualPrinterClient.Shutdown 
      Dim strMessage As String 
      strMessage = "Printer " & virtualPrinterName & " Shut down" 
      MessageBox.Show(strMessage) 
   End Sub 
 
   'Implement PrinterJob to be called when printer job starts up 
   Private Function Startup(ByVal virtualPrinterName As String, ByVal initialData As Byte()) As Boolean Implements IVirtualPrinterClient.Startup 
      Dim strMessage As String 
      strMessage = "Printer " & virtualPrinterName & " Start Up" 
      MessageBox.Show(strMessage) 
 
      'return true to continue job, false to cancel 
      Return True 
   End Function 
 
 
End Class 

Requirements

Target Platforms

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