LayoutControl.Print() Method

Prints the LayoutControl.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraLayout

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraLayout.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public void Print()
Public Sub Print

Remarks

The LayoutControl can be printed if the XtraPrinting Library is available. To show a print preview, use LayoutControl.ShowPrintPreview or LayoutControl.ShowRibbonPrintPreview.

NOTE

With the XtraPrinting library you're also able to export the control to various formats (PDF, HTML, etc.).

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to print a LayoutControl and show its Print Preivew. The LayoutControl.Print and LayoutControl.ShowPrintPreview methods are called respectively.

using DevExpress.XtraLayout;
// ...

private void ShowLayoutControlPreview(LayoutControl layout) {
    // Check whether the LayoutControl can be previewed.
    if (!layout.IsPrintingAvailable) {
        MessageBox.Show("The 'DevExpress.XtraPrinting' library is not found", "Error");
        return;
    }

    // Open the Preview window.
    layout.ShowPrintPreview();
}

private void PrintLayoutControl(LayoutControl layout) {
    // Check whether the LayoutControl can be printed.
    if (!layout.IsPrintingAvailable) {
        MessageBox.Show("The 'DevExpress.XtraPrinting' library is not found", "Error");
        return;
    }

    // Print.
    layout.Print();
}
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