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Link.ShowPreviewDialog() Method

Invokes the Print Preview Form which modally shows the print preview of the document for this link.

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

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

Use the ShowPreviewDialog method to invoke the PrintPreviewFormEx form and show the print preview of the document created for this link. Note that if the link's document hasn't been created (the CreateDocument method hasn't been called for it), then calling the ShowPreviewDialog will create it first. Consequently, if a document was created prior to calling the ShowPreviewDialog method, and nothing was changed that may force its re-creation, the ShowPreviewDialog method doesn't re-create it, so you need to manually call the CreateDocument method, if required.

The image below displays the standard Print Preview form.

Expanded Example

This example demonstrates how to create and display a Print Preview for the System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid control, via the DataGridLink.

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