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BackstagePrintPreview Class

A control used to print documents in WPF applications and easily incorporated into a Backstage View-based menu.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Printing

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Printing.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Printing


public class BackstagePrintPreview :

The following members return BackstagePrintPreview objects:


The BackstagePrintPreview control replicates the Print screen available in Microsoft Office applications. This control displays its source document’s preview on the right side and allows you to customize various print options on the left side.


The BackstagePrintPreview.DocumentSource property allows you to provide the required document source to the Backstage Print Preview. This control supports the following document source types:

  • An object implementing the ILink interface.
  • An object implementing the IReport interface.
  • Stream containing report document data.
  • A string containing a path to a file that stores report document data (a PRNX file).

See the Backstage Print Preview topic for more information.

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