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The AddPort function adds the name of a port to the list of supported ports. The AddPort function is exported by the print monitor.

BOOL AddPort(

    LPTSTR pName,

// pointer to a server name

    HWND hWnd,

// handle to parent window

    LPTSTR pMonitorName 

// pointer to a monitor name



Pointer to a zero-terminated string that specifies the name of the server to which the port is connected. If this parameter is NULL, the port is local.
Handle to the parent window of the AddPort dialog box.
Pointer to a zero-terminated string that specifies the monitor associated with the port.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


The AddPort function browses the network to find existing ports, and displays a dialog box for the user. The AddPort function should validate the port name entered by the user by calling EnumPorts to ensure that no duplicate names exist.

The caller of the AddPort function must have SERVER_ACCESS_ADMINISTER access to the server to which the port is connected.

See Also

DeletePort EnumPorts SetPort 

See also:

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