CreateAreaEventArgs.Graph Property

Gets a BrickGraphics object used to draw in the current report.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

Assembly: DevExpress.Printing.v20.1.Core.dll

Declaration

public BrickGraphics Graph { get; }
Public ReadOnly Property Graph As BrickGraphics

Property Value

Type Description
BrickGraphics

A BrickGraphics object.

Remarks

This property returns a BrickGraphics instance used to draw a report. Its members define the default settings such as font, fore and background colors, border sides, and alignment for all bricks created using the current BrickGraphics instance.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to write a LinkBase.CreateMarginalHeaderArea event handler. The handler will not work unless you write a LinkBase.CreateDetailArea event handler.

Tutorial Areas

using System.Drawing;
using DevExpress.XtraPrinting;
// ...

private void link1_CreateMarginalHeaderArea(object sender, CreateAreaEventArgs e) {
    string format = "Page {0} of {1}";
    e.Graph.Font = e.Graph.DefaultFont;
    e.Graph.BackColor = Color.Transparent;

    RectangleF r = new RectangleF(0, 0, 0, e.Graph.Font.Height);

    PageInfoBrick brick = e.Graph.DrawPageInfo(PageInfo.NumberOfTotal, format, 
        Color.Black, r, BorderSide.None);
    brick.Alignment = BrickAlignment.Far;
    brick.AutoWidth = true;

    brick = e.Graph.DrawPageInfo(PageInfo.DateTime, "", Color.Black, r, BorderSide.None);
    brick.Alignment = BrickAlignment.Near;
    brick.AutoWidth = true;
}
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