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Print without Dialog Box in IE

Below code works for IE (11,10) in Windows 7, but does not work in Windows 10.

var PrintCommand = '<OBJECT ID="PrintCommandObject" WIDTH=0 HEIGHT=0 ';
PrintCommand += 'CLASSID="CLSID:8856F961-340A-11D0-A96B-00C04FD705A2"></OBJECT>';
document.body.insertAdjacentHTML('beforeEnd', PrintCommand);
PrintCommandObject.ExecWB(6, 1); PrintCommandObject.outerHTML = "";
document.body.innerHTML = oldPage;


From below link looks like MS ripped out Active X from Windows 10.

https://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-rips-old-ie-technologies-out-of-its-new-edge-browser/

Is there any alternative to this?

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This is due to tightening up the security.

In reply to: Print without Dialog Box in IE

It can irk those that don't want this but there's nothing wrong here. Just update your instructions on how to print to the users.

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Print without Dialog Box in IE for KIOSK

In reply to: This is due to tightening up the security.

Well, I bet users won't like it on a KIOSK.

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Just checking.

In reply to: Print without Dialog Box in IE for KIOSK

Did you call this in? I mean, once in a while a developer will not do their due diligence. I've only called or asked on MSDN once in a while for things like this.

Also you have Stack Overflow and other ways to print. I'm not employed by you so I can only share where I'd go next.

Post was last edited on October 31, 2016 9:34 AM PDT

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