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When you specify the active printer using the Visual Basic for Applications ActivePrinter property, the command resets the system-level default printer.
NOTE: This behavior does not occur when you change printers using the Print command on the File menu.
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To resolve this problem, use a variable to store the current printer name, and then reset the active printer to the stored value after using the ActivePrinter property.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/226118/EN-US/ )OFF2000: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications