It's possible to use .Net framework to develop a C# Windows applications that will control printing from windows printing spool (like using quotas, adding custom messages on printed pages, etc)?
The approach I'm thinking (and started) to follow is to create a Windows Service and inside this service to monitor windows printing spool with a timer (looking for best approaches). Is that the right choice?
Any hints and advice to lighten my way will be very welcome and is the intent of this Question post.
.Net Framework 4.5.2
Some of the requirements I'm working on are:
- Checking in AD or LDAP if the user who requested printing is not over quota
- Blocking over-quota user's print
- Adding to every printed page in the footer or header of the page Companies Name.
- Save in printing server box a copy of the printing in PDF or some other format for future audit.
It's expected to use this app in different windows versions like XP/Vista/Win7,8,10
Haha, so, an application to prevent wasted paper; by adding a coversheet. Imagine this in the office; someone had to print a lot, then has to print the manual before the final meeting with the customer - and is over the quota. Next, I get sent to the local shop to BUY a printer that can be used locally because someone NEEDS that manual.
Maginot Junior wrote:
Save in printing server box a copy of the printing in PDF or some other format for future audit.
That would be illegal here. Do consult someone who specializes in legal advice.
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