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PrintTool.PrintDialog(IWin32Window) Method

Runs the Print dialog to select a printer, specify the print options (number of copies, page range, and paper source) and print the document.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraPrinting
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

owner
Type: IWin32Window
A System.Windows.Forms.IWin32Window object that is the parent window for this dialog.

Return value

Type: Nullable<Boolean>
true if the user clicks Print in the dialog box; false if the user clicks Cancel; otherwise null (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Expanded Remarks

The following image illustrates the Print dialog that is invoked by this method and replaces the standard System.Windows.Forms.PrintDialog.

If a document has not been created prior to calling the PrintDialog method, the PrintDialog internally calls the Link.CreateDocument method.
To obtain the document after it is generated, use the DevExpress.XtraPrinting.PrintingSystemBase.Document property of the DevExpress.XtraPrinting.PrintToolBase.PrintingSystem.

Expanded Example

To make the PrintDialog method invoke the standard system Print dialog, add the following code to the application's Program.cs unit (Program.vb in Visual Basic).

This will replace the DefaultPrintDialogRunner, returned by the PrintDialogRunner.Instance property, with a SystemPrintDialogRunner.

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