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Read Registry Value "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\Device" into %tDefaultPrinter%
Text Box Display: 

 

<READ REGISTRY VALUE Key="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Windows\\Device" Destination="%tDefaultPrinter%"/>
<TEXT BOX DISPLAY Content="{\\rtf1\\ansi\\ansicpg1252\\deff0\\deflang3081{\\fonttbl{\\f0\\fnil\\fcharset0 Tahoma;}{\\f1\\fnil Tahoma;}}\r\n\\viewkind4\\uc1\\pard\\f0\\fs16 The default printer is %tDefaultPrinter%\\f1 \r\n\\par }\r\n" Left="Center" Top="Center" Width="278" Height="200" Monitor="0" OnTop="FALSE" Keep_Focus="TRUE" Mode="\x00" Delay="0"/>

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Woo Hoo...

MacExp reads the registry (per Paul's code), writes the name of default printer into a particular text file (using Variable Modify String), then the freeware Samurize reads from the text file and posts the default printer onto my desktop. :lol:;) The activations for the ME macro are (1) System Startup and (2) When window "Printers and Faxes" closes.

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