DataViewBase.ShowPrintPreview(FrameworkElement, String) Method

Creates the print document from the DataViewBase and displays the Print Preview of the document.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v20.1.Core.dll


public void ShowPrintPreview(
    FrameworkElement owner,
    string documentName
Public Sub ShowPrintPreview(
    owner As FrameworkElement,
    documentName As String


Name Type Description
owner FrameworkElement

An owner of the Print Preview.

documentName String

A name of the document displayed in the Print Preview.


The Print Preview displays the printed document's appearance. The Print Preview window allows end users to print the document and export it to a file in the required format.

void Print_Data(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) {
    view.ShowPrintPreview(this, "ExamplePrint");

You can preview, print, and export the GridControl's data only if the DXPrinting Library is available.

Refer to the Printing and Exporting section for more information on how to print and export the GridControl's data.

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