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PrintPreviewOptions Class

Represents different settings used to specify how a document is exported from the Print Preview.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

Assembly: DevExpress.Printing.v22.1.Core.dll

Declaration

public class PrintPreviewOptions

The following members return PrintPreviewOptions objects:

Remarks

The PrintPreviewOptions object is returned by the ExportOptions.PrintPreview property, which can be used to specify the options which control how the current document is exported from the Print Preview.

Example

This example illustrates how to specify the primary export options of a report by using the XtraReport.ExportOptions property. These options are taken into account when a document is being exported from a print preview.

This example presumes that a report is exported silently, without prompting an end-user to customize the export options.

All available export options are listed in the ExportOptionKind enumeration.

using System;
using System.Drawing.Imaging;
using System.Globalization;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraPrinting;
// ...

namespace WindowsFormsApplication1 {
    public partial class Form1 : Form {
        public Form1() {
            InitializeComponent();
        }

        private XtraReport1 report;

        private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            report = new XtraReport1();
            documentViewer1.DocumentSource = report;
            report.CreateDocument();

            PrintingSystemBase printingSystem1 = report.PrintingSystem;

            // Obtain the current export options.
            ExportOptions options = printingSystem1.ExportOptions;

            // Set Print Preview options.
            options.PrintPreview.ActionAfterExport = ActionAfterExport.AskUser;
            options.PrintPreview.DefaultDirectory = "C:\\Temp";
            options.PrintPreview.DefaultFileName = "Report";
            options.PrintPreview.SaveMode = SaveMode.UsingDefaultPath;
            options.PrintPreview.ShowOptionsBeforeExport = false;

            // Set E-mail options.
            options.Email.RecipientAddress = "someone@somewhere.com";
            options.Email.RecipientName = "Someone";
            options.Email.Subject = "Test";
            options.Email.Body = "Test";

            // Set CSV-specific export options.
            options.Csv.Encoding = Encoding.Unicode;
            options.Csv.Separator =
                CultureInfo.CurrentCulture.TextInfo.ListSeparator.ToString();

            // Set HTML-specific export options.
            options.Html.CharacterSet = "UTF-8";
            options.Html.RemoveSecondarySymbols = false;
            options.Html.Title = "Test Title";

            // Set Image-specific export options.
            options.Image.Format = ImageFormat.Jpeg;

            // Set MHT-specific export options.
            options.Mht.CharacterSet = "UTF-8";
            options.Mht.RemoveSecondarySymbols = false;
            options.Mht.Title = "Test Title";

            // Set PDF-specific export options.
            options.Pdf.Compressed = true;
            options.Pdf.ImageQuality = PdfJpegImageQuality.Low;
            options.Pdf.NeverEmbeddedFonts = "Tahoma;Courier New";
            options.Pdf.DocumentOptions.Application = "Test Application";
            options.Pdf.DocumentOptions.Author = "Test Team";
            options.Pdf.DocumentOptions.Keywords = "Test1, Test2";
            options.Pdf.DocumentOptions.Subject = "Test Subject";
            options.Pdf.DocumentOptions.Title = "Test Title";

            // Set Text-specific export options.
            options.Text.Encoding = Encoding.Unicode;
            options.Text.Separator =
                CultureInfo.CurrentCulture.TextInfo.ListSeparator.ToString();

            // Set XLS-specific export options.
            options.Xls.ShowGridLines = true;
            options.Xls.SheetName = "Page 1";
            options.Xls.TextExportMode = TextExportMode.Value;

            // Set XLSX-specific export options.
            options.Xlsx.ShowGridLines = true;
            options.Xlsx.SheetName = "Page 1";
            options.Xlsx.TextExportMode = TextExportMode.Value;
        }
    }
}

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Inheritance

Object
PrintPreviewOptions
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