Specifies the status of the printer, it can be any reasonable combination of the values below.

This is a read/write property. The user will require printer administrator rights in order to update the status.


printerControl.status = nStatus


Name Value Meaning
PRINTER_STATUS_BUSY 0x00000200 The printer is busy.
PRINTER_STATUS_DOOR_OPEN 0x00400000 The printer door is open.
PRINTER_STATUS_ERROR 0x00000002 The printer is in an error state.
PRINTER_STATUS_INITIALIZING 0x00008000 The printer is initializing.
PRINTER_STATUS_IO_ACTIVE 0x00000100 The printer is in an active input/output state.
PRINTER_STATUS_MANUAL_FEED 0x00000020 The printer is in a manual feed state.
PRINTER_STATUS_NO_TONER 0x00040000 The printer is out of toner.
PRINTER_STATUS_NOT_AVAILABLE 0x00001000 The printer is not available for printing.
PRINTER_STATUS_OFFLINE 0x00000080 The printer is offline.
PRINTER_STATUS_OUT_OF_MEMORY 0x00200000 The printer has run out of memory.
PRINTER_STATUS_OUTPUT_BIN_FULL 0x00000800 The printer's output bin is full.
PRINTER_STATUS_PAGE_PUNT 0x00080000 The printer cannot print the current page. Windows 95/98/Me: Indicates the page is being "punted" (that is, not printed) because it is too complex for the printer to print.
PRINTER_STATUS_PAPER_JAM 0x00000008 Paper is jammed in the printer.
PRINTER_STATUS_PAPER_OUT 0x00000010 The printer is out of paper.
PRINTER_STATUS_PAPER_PROBLEM 0x00000040 The printer has a paper problem.
PRINTER_STATUS_PAUSED 0x00000001 The printer is paused.
PRINTER_STATUS_PENDING_DELETION 0x00000004 The printer is being deleted.
PRINTER_STATUS_POWER_SAVE 0x01000000 The printer is in power save mode.
PRINTER_STATUS_PRINTING 0x00000400 The printer is printing.
PRINTER_STATUS_PROCESSING 0x00004000 The printer is processing a print job.
PRINTER_STATUS_SERVER_UNKNOWN 0x00800000 The printer status is unknown.
PRINTER_STATUS_TONER_LOW 0x00020000 The printer is low on toner.
PRINTER_STATUS_USER_INTERVENTION 0x00100000 The printer has an error that requires the user to do something.
PRINTER_STATUS_WAITING 0x00002000 The printer is waiting.
PRINTER_STATUS_WARMING_UP 0x00010000 The printer is warming up.