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PrintingSystemBase.ExportToText(Stream) Method

Exports a document to the specified stream in Text format.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

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


public void ExportToText(
    Stream stream
Public Sub ExportToText(
    stream As Stream


Name Type Description
stream Stream

A Stream object to which the created Text file should be sent.


Once the document export has started, it will run until the resulting document is complete and cannot be interrupted or canceled in the process.

Use this method to export a document in Text format using its current Text-specific export options.

These options are represented by the TextExportOptions object returned by the ExportOptions.Text property of a printing system's PrintingSystemBase.ExportOptions. This object provides the TextExportOptionsBase.Encoding, TextExportOptionsBase.Separator and other properties which are intended to specify parameters of the resulting Text file.

If you want to ignore the current export options of a printing system, and use your specific settings when a document is exported to Text, you should use the overloaded PrintingSystemBase.ExportToText method with the options parameter.

For more information, see Export to Text.

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