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PrinterSettings.CreateMeasurementGraphics Method (Boolean)

Returns a Graphics that contains printer information, optionally specifying the origin at the margins.

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

public Graphics CreateMeasurementGraphics(
	bool honorOriginAtMargins


Type: System.Boolean

true to indicate the origin at the margins; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Graphics
A Graphics that contains printer information from the PageSettings.

With the CreateMeasurementGraphics method, you can obtain a Graphics for the printer without creating a print job. Use the Graphics to make decisions on how to layout visual elements like fonts, sizes, and type styles of a complex print job.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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