WindowControlOptions.DrawMethod Property

Gets or sets which message should be used to paint a control inside the PrintableComponentContainer.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraReports.UI

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraReports.v20.2.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue(WinControlDrawMethod.UseWMPaint)]
public WinControlDrawMethod DrawMethod { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
WinControlDrawMethod

UseWMPaint

The message that should be used to paint a control inside the PrintableComponentContainer.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to DrawMethod
PrintableComponentContainer
.WindowControlOptions.DrawMethod

Examples

The code sample below creates a DataGridView control instance and adds this instance to a report. The sample specifies that the DataGridView control is printed as a bitmap image.

using DevExpress.XtraReports.UI;
using System.Windows.Forms;
// ...
// Create an XtraReport instance.
XtraReport report = new XtraReport()
{
    Bands = {
        new DetailBand()
    }
};
// Create a DataGrid control instance.
DataGridView dataGridView = new DataGridView();
// Create a PrintableComponentContainer instance for the data grid.
PrintableComponentContainer printableComponentContainer = new PrintableComponentContainer();
// Place the data grid inside the printable component container.
printableComponentContainer.WinControl = dataGridView;
// Specify that the control inside the printable component container is always printed as an image.
printableComponentContainer.PrintMode = WinControlPrintMode.AsImage;
// Specify that the control inside the printable component container is always printed as a bitmap.
printableComponentContainer.WindowControlOptions.ImageType = WinControlImageType.Bitmap;
// Add the printable component container to the report.
report.Bands[BandKind.Detail].Controls.Add(printableComponentContainer);
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