PrinterDescPath Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

Sub Example_PrinterDescPath()
	' This example reads and modifies the preference value that controls
	' the location for printer description files.
	' When finished, this example resets the preference value back to
	' its original value.

	Dim ACADPref As AcadPreferencesFiles
	Dim originalValue As Variant, newValue As Variant

	' Get the files preferences object
	Set ACADPref = ThisDrawing.Application.preferences.Files

	' Read and display the original value
	originalValue = ACADPref.PrinterDescPath
	MsgBox "The PrinterDescPath preference is set to: " & originalValue

	' Modify the PrinterDescPath preference by changing the path to "C:\"
	ACADPref.PrinterDescPath = "C:\"
	newValue = ACADPref.PrinterDescPath
	MsgBox "The PrinterDescPath preference has been set to: " & newValue

	' Reset the preference back to its original value
	' * Note: Comment out this last section to leave the change to
	'		 this preference in effect
	ACADPref.PrinterDescPath = originalValue
	MsgBox "The PrinterDescPath preference was reset back to: " & originalValue
End Sub