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PrintDocument.OnBeginPrint Method

Raises the BeginPrint event. It is called after the Print method is called and before the first page of the document prints.

[Visual Basic]
Protected Overridable Sub OnBeginPrint( _
   ByVal e As PrintEventArgs _
)
[C#]
protected virtual void OnBeginPrint(
 PrintEventArgs e
);
[C++]
protected: virtual void OnBeginPrint(
 PrintEventArgs* e
);
[JScript]
protected function OnBeginPrint(
   e : PrintEventArgs
);

Parameters

e
A PrintEventArgs that contains the event data.

Remarks

The OnBeginPrint method allows derived classes to handle the event without attaching a delegate. This is the preferred technique for handling the event in a derived class.

When a derived class calls the OnBeginPrint method, it raises the BeginPrint event by invoking the event handler through a delegate. For more information, see Raising an Event.

Notes to Inheritors:  When overriding OnBeginPrint in a derived class, be sure to call the base class's OnBeginPrint method so that registered delegates receive the event. This method is a good place for initialization.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

PrintDocument Class | PrintDocument Members | System.Drawing.Printing Namespace | BeginPrint | PrintEventArgs

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