DataViewBase.ShowPrintPreviewDialog(Window, String) Method

Creates the print document from the DataViewBase and displays the Print Preview of the document as a modal window.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

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

Declaration

public void ShowPrintPreviewDialog(
    Window owner,
    string documentName
)
Public Sub ShowPrintPreviewDialog(
    owner As Window,
    documentName As String
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
owner Window

The owner of the Print Preview.

documentName String

The name of the document displayed in the Print Preview.

Remarks

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.ShowPrintPreviewDialog(this, "ExamplePrint");
}
NOTE

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.

Examples

This example shows how to preview and print/export the grid content. The grid is printed and exported using the built-in capabilities.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;

namespace DXGrid_PrintGrid {
    public class IssueList {
        public List<IssueDataObject> List { get; private set; }
        public IssueList() {
            List = GetIssueList();
        }
        List<IssueDataObject> GetIssueList() {
            List<IssueDataObject> data = new List<IssueDataObject>();
            data.Add(new IssueDataObject() { IssueName = "Transaction History", IssueType = "Bug", IsPrivate = true });
            data.Add(new IssueDataObject() { IssueName = "Ledger: Inconsistency", IssueType = "Bug", IsPrivate = false });
            data.Add(new IssueDataObject() { IssueName = "Data Import", IssueType = "Request", IsPrivate = false });
            data.Add(new IssueDataObject() { IssueName = "Data Archiving", IssueType = "Request", IsPrivate = true });
            return data;
        }
    }
    public class IssueDataObject {
        public string IssueName { get; set; }
        public string IssueType { get; set; }
        public bool IsPrivate { get; set; }
    }
}
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