ChartControlBase.ExportToImage(String, ImageExportOptions, PrintSizeMode) Method

Exports a chart to the specified file using the specified options and size mode in the image format.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Charts

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Charts.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public void ExportToImage(
    string filePath,
    ImageExportOptions options,
    PrintSizeMode sizeMode
)
Public Sub ExportToImage(
    filePath As String,
    options As ImageExportOptions,
    sizeMode As PrintSizeMode
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
filePath String

The value defining the full path (including the file name and extension) where the image file will be created.

options ImageExportOptions

An object storing the image export options to be applied when a chart is exported.

sizeMode PrintSizeMode

The value specifying which size mode the chart must use when the chart control is exported.

Remarks

To print the document immediately without invoking any dialogs, use the ChartControlBase.PrintDirect method.

To show the standard Print dialog, use the ChartControlBase.Print method. The dialog allows end-users to print the chart, select the printer (if required), specify the range of pages to print, the number of copies, etc.

To display the DevExpress Document Preview, use one of the following methods.

Method Description
ChartControlBase.ShowPrintPreview Creates the print document and displays the Print Preview of the document.
ChartControlBase.ShowPrintPreviewDialog Creates the print document and displays the Print Preview of the document as a modal window.
ChartControlBase.ShowRibbonPrintPreview Creates the print document and displays the Print Preview with the Ribbon toolbar of the document.
ChartControlBase.ShowRibbonPrintPreviewDialog Creates the print document and displays the Print Preview with the Ribbon toolbar of the document as a modal window.

To export the chart, use the appropriate ExportTo~ method (e.g., ChartControlBase.ExportToHtml, ChartControlBase.ExportToPdf, etc.)

IMPORTANT

The chart can be previewed, printed and exported only if the DXPrinting Library is available. Make sure you add a reference to the DevExpress.Xpf.Printing.v20.1 assembly.

Also note that chart export to PDF is available if the DevExpress.Pdf.Core library is available.

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