UNO: Possible to get printing progress?

Andrew Douglas Pitonyak andrew at
Wed Apr 9 14:27:46 PDT 2014

When I see this, it is usually so that a macro knows when it can close a 
document (you cannot close a document that is being used because it is 
being actively printed). So, you noticed that the reported states are 
very basic

On 04/07/2014 07:12 AM, Ignaz Forster wrote:
> Hello,
> is it possible to get the printing progress of a document via UNO? 
> This would make it possible to give the user some feedback when 
> printing large documents.

I think only the basic information is available.

> The closest thing I've found is the PrintJobEvent 
> (, 
> however the PrintableState seems to contain only very basic 
> information (Started, Completed, Spooled)...
> Thanks a lot,
> Ignaz

Andrew Pitonyak
My Macro Document:

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