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Printing-Exporting

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This section contains documentation for DevExpress Printing, which provides the capability to render, print and export the contents of advanced presentation controls.

Getting Started

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This section contains tutorials that describe the principles of creating documents with DevExpress Printing.

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The DevExpress Printing Library provides built-in support for the following DevExpress WinForms Controls.

It also ships with support for standard Microsoft controls like the Grid View, TreeView, ListView and RichEdit.

Enhanced Print Preview Capabilities

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The Print Preview capabilities of the DevExpress Printing Library provide you with countless customization options at design time and runtime. These include:

  • Built-in Preview Form and Preview Control
  • Page Navigation
  • Document Scaling and Zooming
  • Page Setup Dialog
  • Facing and Continuous Page Layout
  • Multiple Pages Layout
  • Watermark and Background Color
  • Customizable Margins in Preview
  • Headers and Footers
  • Ribbon or Standard Toolbars

Programming Interface to Create Banded Reports

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With DevExpress Printing, you can construct documents out of different types of bands. In addition to printing detail data, you can break it into nested groups, add headers and footers to the entire report or its pages, as well as insert customary information into page margins.

Export to Multiple Formats

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A document can be exported to any of the following formats.

  • PDF
  • HTML
  • MHT
  • DOCX
  • RTF
  • Excel (XLS or XLSX)
  • CSV
  • Text
  • Image (BMP, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG or EMF)

The Print Preview has built-in functionality that allows you to send exported documents using Email with a single button click.

Miscellaneous

To learn more, see the following sections.

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