Solving the Printing Problem

Now that you know all about charms and their usages and functions, you can get into the specifics of their real-world use. Chapter 5 discussed the Devices charm. This chapter delves into greater detail on using this charm for one specific scenario: printing. As stated in the previous chapter, when printing is enabled in an application screen, the user can see potential printing devices in the fly-out property page for the Devices charm. This chapter also compares and contrasts printing in Windows 8 with printing in Windows legacy applications. And you review samples in which a print task is created. Let’s ...

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