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How to: Use the PDF Printer Settings

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This example shows how to print a document with custom printer settings.

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using System;
using System.Drawing.Printing;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.Pdf;
using DevExpress.XtraPdfViewer;

private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
    // Create a PDF Viewer instance and load a PDF into it.
    PdfViewer pdfViewer = this.pdfViewer1;

    // If required, declare and specify the system printer settings
    PrinterSettings printerSettings = new PrinterSettings();
    printerSettings.PrinterName = "Microsoft XPS Document Writer";
    printerSettings.PrintToFile = true;
    printerSettings.PrintFileName = @"..\..\Demo.xps";

    // Declare the PDF printer settings.
    // If required, pass the system settings to the PDF printer settings constructor
    PdfPrinterSettings pdfPrinterSettings = new PdfPrinterSettings(printerSettings);

    // Specify the PDF printer settings
    pdfPrinterSettings.PageOrientation = PdfPrintPageOrientation.Auto;
    pdfPrinterSettings.PageNumbers = new int[] { 1, 3, 4, 5 };
    pdfPrinterSettings.ScaleMode = PdfPrintScaleMode.CustomScale;
    pdfPrinterSettings.Scale = 90;

    // Print the document