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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

PdfPrinterSettings.EnableLegacyPrinting Property

Gets or sets whether to enable the legacy printing engine.

Namespace: DevExpress.Pdf

Assembly: DevExpress.Pdf.v22.2.Drawing.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Pdf.Drawing


public bool EnableLegacyPrinting { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean false

true to use the old printing engine; otherwise - false.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Library Object Type Path to EnableLegacyPrinting
WinForms Controls PdfPageSetupDialogShowingEventArgs
WPF Controls PageSetupDialogShowingEventArgs


Set the EnableLegacyPrinting property to true to use the old printing engine and print PDF pages as images. Note that in this case printing performance is significantly decreased. The PrintTextAsOutlines property has no effect if the EnableLegacyPrinting property is set to true.

The following properties do not affect the printing quality if the EnableLegacyPrinting property is set to false:

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