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PrintingSystemBase.ExportToText(String) Method

Exports a document to the specified file path in Text format.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

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


public void ExportToText(
    string filePath
Public Sub ExportToText(
    filePath As String


Name Type Description
filePath String

A String which specifies the file name (including the full path) for the created Text file.


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 to a Text file 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.


This method overwrites any files present at the specified path that have the same file name without any warnings.

For more information, see Export to Text.

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