|IDL Reference Guide: Procedures and Functions|
The DIALOG_PRINTJOB function opens a native dialog that allows you to set parameters for a printing job (number of copies to print, for example).
Result = DIALOG_PRINTJOB( [PrintDestination] [, DIALOG_PARENT=widget_id] [, DISPLAY_NAME=string] [, RESOURCE_NAME=string] [, TITLE=string] )
DIALOG_PRINTJOB returns a nonzero value if the user pressed the "OK" button in the dialog, or zero otherwise. You can use the result of this function to programmatically begin printing.
An instance of the IDLgrPrinter object for which a printing job is to be initiated. If no PrintDestination is specified, the printer used by the IDL Direct Graphics
printer device is modified.
Set this keyword to the widget ID of a widget to be used as the parent of this dialog.
Set this keyword to a string indicating the name of the X Windows display on which the dialog is to appear. This keyword is ignored if the DIALOG_PARENT keyword is specified. This keyword is also ignored on Microsoft Windows platforms.
Set this keyword to a string containing an X Window System resource name to be applied to the dialog.
Set this keyword to a string to be displayed on the dialog frame. This keyword is ignored on Microsoft Windows platforms.
You can use language catalogs to internationalize this value with strings in particular languages. For more information, see Using Language Catalogs.
DIALOG_PRINTERSETUP, The Printer Device
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