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DashboardDesigner.PrintPreviewShowing Event

Allows you to customize the Print Preview window at runtime.

Namespace: DevExpress.DashboardWin

Assembly: DevExpress.Dashboard.v23.1.Win.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Win.Dashboard, DevExpress.Win.Dashboard.Design


public event PrintPreviewShowingEventHandler PrintPreviewShowing

Event Data

The PrintPreviewShowing event's data class is PrintPreviewShowingEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
RibbonPreview Gets the Print Preview with a ribbon toolbar.
StandardPreview Gets the Print Preview with a standard toolbar.


The PrintPreviewShowing event is raised before the Print Preview window is invoked, and allows you to customize the Print Preview window and the displayed document.

The Print Preview window provides two toolbar types and can be invoked in two ways.

The following event parameters allow you to customize the Print Preview depending on the toolbar used.


Note that you can customize the exported document by handling the DashboardDesigner.CustomExport event.


The code snippet below shows how to access the underlying report when handling the DashboardDesigner.PrintPreviewShowing event.

using DevExpress.DashboardWin;

        // ...
        private void dashboardDesigner1_PrintPreviewShowing(object sender, PrintPreviewShowingEventArgs e) {
            ps.SetCommandVisibility(PrintingSystemCommand.ExportXlsx, CommandVisibility.All);
            ps.SetCommandVisibility(PrintingSystemCommand.SendXlsx, CommandVisibility.All);

            ps.SetCommandVisibility(PrintingSystemCommand.Save, CommandVisibility.None);
            ps.SetCommandVisibility(PrintingSystemCommand.Open, CommandVisibility.None);


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