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DocumentViewerBase.IsMetric Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether or not to use the metric system for measurements in the print preview.

Namespace:DevExpress.DocumentView.Controls
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Boolean
true, to use the metric system for measurements made in the document's preview; otherwise, false. The default value is set to the System.Globalization.RegionInfo.CurrentRegion.IsMetric property value.

Expanded Remarks

Set this property's value to false to measure units in inches (imperial), and to true to measure in millimeters (metric), when the document is previewed.

Expanded Example

This example illustrates how to set the system of measurement exposed by the tooltips in a print preview that is shown when manually resizing a document's margins.

The following methods toggle the measurement system from imperial to metric and vice versa, by switching the IsMetric property.

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