Getting access to all printers configured in machine

This post explains how to programmatically get access to all printers configured in a machine. Java provides lookup facitlity through PrintServiceLookup class. This class has static methods through which we can get a reference to all the printers. We use the lookupPrintServices method in the PrintServiceLookup class. The api definition is as shown below public… Continue reading Getting access to all printers configured in machine

Getting access to default printer

This post explains how to programmatically get access to a printer configured as default printer in a machine. Java provides PrintServiceLookup class, which provides static methods through which we can get a reference to the printer. Each printer installed in a machine is represented by an instance of PrintService interface. The PrintService interface provides methods… Continue reading Getting access to default printer