How do I get the default print service?

To look up the default print service we can use the javax.print.PrintServiceLookup class lookupDefaultPrintService() method.

package org.kodejava.example.print;

import javax.print.PrintService;
import javax.print.PrintServiceLookup;

public class GetPrinter {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        //
        // Gets the default print service for this environment.
        // Null is returned when no default print service found.
        //
        PrintService service = 
                PrintServiceLookup.lookupDefaultPrintService();
        if (service != null) {
            String printServiceName = service.getName();
            System.out.println("Print Service Name = " + printServiceName);
        } else {
            System.out.println("No default print service found.");
        }
    }
}

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