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Programming the Windows Runtime by Example: A Comprehensive Guide to WinRT with Examples in C# and XAML by John Garland, Jeremy Likness

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14. Printers and Scanners

Despite longstanding predications about the inevitability of a “paperless world,” users continue to rely on printing as an important feature provided by many of the apps that they use on a day-to-day basis. Conversely, users also continue to interact with a variety of paper documents and hardcopy pictures that they would like to be able to scan into their computers in order to manipulate and store digitally. As a result, it is not surprising that multi-function printers that offer both printing and scanning capabilities continue to be a popular item offered by consumer electronic and office supply retailers.

This chapter will show you how you can use the WinRT printing APIs to control the printing process from your app. ...

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