shell command to identify wireless printer
dsc at swcp.com
Fri Oct 8 00:58:16 CDT 2010
Does 'the availablePrinters' in LiveCode provide anything useful?
Maybe its name give some indication that it is connected wirelessly.
On Oct 7, 2010, at 4:12 PM, Peter Brigham MD wrote:
> I'm looking for the shell command that would include in its output
> something that would identify a printer that is currently
> wirelessly connected to my MacBook. I can use shell("ioreg") to get
> info on a printer connected via USB (after some parsing), but my
> wireless printer connection doesn't show up in the ioreg listing.
> What command can I use to see how the system identifies a wireless
> printer? I need to be able to confirm before printing from a stack
> that the wireless connection to the printer is up and running.
> If it matters, the wireless connection is not a Bonjour connection
> -- it's a PC wireless network. I can print fine using the printer,
> so the connection is good, and functional.
> -- Peter
> Peter M. Brigham
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