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ChartControl.ShowPrintPreview() Method

Invokes the Print Preview Form, which shows the print preview of the chart.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraCharts
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraCharts.v17.2.UI.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The Print Preview form displays the chart as it will appear when printed. To print the chart, use the Print method and to export it, use the appropriate ExportTo~ method (e.g. ExportToHtml, ExportToPdf, etc.)

Note

The chart can be previewed, printed or exported only if the XtraPrinting Library is available. To verify this, use the IsPrintingAvailable property.

Expanded Example

The following example demonstrates how to print a ChartControl, or show its Print Preview. To do this, you should use either the Print or ShowPrintPreview methods.

Note

A chart can be printed and previewed only if the XtraPrinting Library is available. To verify that printing the chart is possible, use the IsPrintingAvailable property.

When printing a chart, the current print settings will be used to represent a chart. Note that you can access and change these settings via the OptionsPrint property. End-users manually select the printer settings by clicking the Customize toolbar button () in a chart's preview, and setting the required options in the Printable Component Editor.

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