PreviewPrintController Class

Specifies a print controller that displays a document on a screen as a series of images.

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

Public Class PreviewPrintController
	Inherits PrintController
Dim instance As PreviewPrintController

public class PreviewPrintController extends PrintController
public class PreviewPrintController extends PrintController
Not applicable.

Typically, to use the print preview feature, you create an instance of a PrintPreviewControl or PrintPreviewDialog class and set its Document property. The PreviewPrintController is used by the PrintPreviewControl and PrintPreviewDialog classes, though you can use the PreviewPrintController when managing the display of your own print preview window.

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

For more information about printing, see the System.Drawing.Printing namespace overview.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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