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PrintControllerWithStatusDialog.OnStartPage Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Begins the control sequence that determines when and how to print a page of a document.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public override Graphics OnStartPage(
	PrintDocument document,
	PrintPageEventArgs e


Type: System.Drawing.Printing.PrintDocument

A PrintDocument that represents the document currently being printed.

Type: System.Drawing.Printing.PrintPageEventArgs

A PrintPageEventArgs that contains the event data.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Graphics
A Graphics object that represents a page from a PrintDocument.

The PrintControllerWithStatusDialog class calls the PrintController.OnStartPage method on the encapsulated PrintController.

The OnStartPage method is called immediately before the PrintDocument raises the PrintPage event.

The OnStartPrint method creates the Graphics object that is sent to the printer. After OnStartPrint is called, OnStartPage sets the Graphics object to a graphic of a single page. The OnEndPage method clears the Graphics object, while the OnEndPrint method deallocates the object.

Use OnStartPage to set how to print a page in a document. For example, you can adjust page settings separately for each page.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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