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PageWatermark.ImageViewMode Property

Gets or sets the mode in which a picture PageWatermark is displayed.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting.Drawing

Assembly: DevExpress.Printing.v18.2.Core.dll


public ImageViewMode ImageViewMode { get; set; }
Public Property ImageViewMode As ImageViewMode

Property Value

Type Default Description


An ImageViewMode enumeration value specifying how the picture should be displayed.


This member is in effect only for picture watermarks.


This example demonstrates how a watermark can be added to a printing system document. The SetTextWatermark method demonstrates the properties which are useful when a text watermark is added to a document, while the SetPictureWatermark method demonstrates the properties required to set a picture as the document's watermark.

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

public void SetTextWatermark(PrintingSystem ps){
   // Create the text watermark.
   Watermark textWatermark = new Watermark();

   // Set watermark options.
   textWatermark.Text = "CUSTOM WATERMARK TEXT";
   textWatermark.TextDirection = DirectionMode.ForwardDiagonal;
   textWatermark.Font = new Font(textWatermark.Font.FontFamily, 40);
   textWatermark.ForeColor = Color.DodgerBlue;
   textWatermark.TextTransparency = 150;
   textWatermark.ShowBehind = false;
   textWatermark.PageRange = "1,3-5";

   // Set the watermark to a document.

public void SetPictureWatermark(PrintingSystem ps){
   // Create the picture watermark.
   Watermark pictureWatermark = new Watermark();

   // Set watermark options.
   pictureWatermark.Image = Bitmap.FromFile("watermark.gif");
   pictureWatermark.ImageAlign = ContentAlignment.TopCenter;
   pictureWatermark.ImageTiling = false;
   pictureWatermark.ImageViewMode = ImageViewMode.Stretch;
   pictureWatermark.ImageTransparency = 150;
   pictureWatermark.ShowBehind = true;
   pictureWatermark.PageRange = "2,4";

   // Set the watermark to a document.
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