PrintTool Class

The base class for the ReportPrintTool class.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public class PrintTool :
    PrintToolBase,
    IDisposable
Public Class PrintTool
    Inherits PrintToolBase
    Implements IDisposable

Remarks

The PrintTool class exposes the PrintToolBase.PrintingSystem property that allows you to access a Print Tool's printing options, and the PrintTool.PreviewForm and PrintTool.PreviewRibbonForm properties that provide access to the options of its Print Preview form.

Examples

This example shows how you can print a Windows Forms control (e.g. GridControl) using PrintTool.

using System;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraPrinting;
// ...
private void simpleButton1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
    PrintableComponentLink componentLink = new PrintableComponentLink(new PrintingSystem());
    componentLink.Component = gridControl1;
    componentLink.CreateDocument();
    PrintTool pt = new PrintTool(componentLink.PrintingSystemBase);
    pt.ShowPreviewDialog();
}
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