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PageOrientation Enumeration

Specifies how pages of content are oriented on print media.

Namespace:  System.Printing
Assembly:  ReachFramework (in ReachFramework.dll)

public enum PageOrientation
<object property="enumerationMemberName" .../>

Member nameDescription
UnknownThe feature (whose options are represented by this enumeration) is set to an option not defined in the Print Schema.
LandscapeContent of the imageable area is rotated on the page 90 degrees counterclockwise from standard (portrait) orientation.
PortraitStandard orientation.
ReverseLandscapeContent of the imageable area is rotated on the page 90 degrees clockwise from standard (portrait) orientation.
ReversePortraitContent of the imageable area is upside down relative to standard (portrait) orientation.

Use the values of this type primarily for these purposes:

The Unknown value is never used in properties of PrintCapabilities objects.

You should never set a PrintTicket property to Unknown. If some other PrintTicket producing application has created a PrintTicket document that sets the orientation feature to an unrecognized option (that is, an option that is not defined in the Print Schema), then a PrintTicket object in your application that is constructed with that document will have Unknown as the value of the PageOrientation property.

Although the PrintTicket and PrintCapabilities classes cannot be inherited, you can extend the Print Schema to recognize print device features that are not accounted for in the PrintTicket or PrintCapabilities classes. For more information see How to: Extend the Print Schema and Create New Print System Classes.

The following example shows how to use this enumeration to set PrintTicket values. For the complete example, see Printing an XPS Document.

// Use different PrintTickets for different FixedDocuments.
PrintTicket ptFD = new PrintTicket();

if (_firstDocumentPrintTicket <= 1)
{   // Print the first document in black/white and in portrait 
    // orientation.  Since the PrintTicket at the 
    // FixedDocumentSequence level already specifies portrait 
    // orientation, this FixedDocument can just inherit that 
    // setting without having to set it again.
    ptFD.PageOrientation = PageOrientation.Portrait;
    ptFD.OutputColor = OutputColor.Monochrome;
    _firstDocumentPrintTicket++;
}

else // if (_firstDocumentPrintTicket > 1)
{   // Print the second document in color and in landscape 
    // orientation.  Since the PrintTicket at the 
    // FixedDocumentSequence level already specifies portrait 
    // orientation, this FixedDocument needs to set its 
    // PrintTicket with landscape orientation in order to 
    // override the higher level setting.
    ptFD.PageOrientation = PageOrientation.Landscape;
    ptFD.OutputColor = OutputColor.Color;
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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