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GridControl.Print Method

Prints the grid control's DefaultView (the MainView or the currently maximized detail View) without showing a print preview or print dialog.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraGrid
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraGrid.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The grid control's data can be printed/exported if the XtraPrinting Library is available. To check if this library is available, use the IsPrintingAvailable property.

Print options can be customized via a View's BaseView.OptionsPrint property.

To show a print preview window, use the BaseView.ShowPrintPreview or BaseView.ShowRibbonPrintPreview method.

To select a printer and then print the grid control's data, use the PrintDialog method.

See Printing Overview to learn more.

Expanded Example

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

Note

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

When printing a Grid, the current print settings will be used to represent a Grid. Note that you can access and change these settings via the GridView.OptionsPrint, BandedGridView.OptionsPrint or CardView.OptionsPrint properties.

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