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Opens a connection to a printer ()
resource printer_open ( [string printername] )

This function tries to open a connection to the given printer.

printer_open() also starts a device context.



The printer name. If no parameter was given it tries to open a connection to the default printer (if not specified in php.ini as printer.default_printer, PHP tries to detect it).

Return Values

Returns a printer handle on success or FALSE on failure.


Example 2003. printer_open() example

= printer_open("HP Deskjet 930c");
$handle = printer_open();