PageSetupDialog Class


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Enables users to change page-related print settings, including margins and paper orientation. This class cannot be inherited.

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


Public NotInheritable Class PageSetupDialog
	Inherits CommonDialog


Initializes a new instance of the PageSetupDialog class.


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the margins section of the dialog box is enabled.


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the orientation section of the dialog box (landscape versus portrait) is enabled.


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the paper section of the dialog box (paper size and paper source) is enabled.


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the Printer button is enabled.


Gets the IContainer that contains the Component.(Inherited from Component.)


Gets or sets a value indicating the PrintDocument to get page settings from.


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the margin settings, when displayed in millimeters, should be automatically converted to and from hundredths of an inch.


Gets or sets a value indicating the minimum margins, in hundredths of an inch, the user is allowed to select.


Gets or sets a value indicating the page settings to modify.


Gets or sets the printer settings that are modified when the user clicks the Printer button in the dialog.


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the Help button is visible.


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the Network button is visible.


Gets or sets the ISite of the Component.(Inherited from Component.)


Gets or sets an object that contains data about the control. (Inherited from CommonDialog.)


Creates an object that contains all the relevant information required to generate a proxy used to communicate with a remote object.(Inherited from MarshalByRefObject.)


Releases all resources used by the Component.(Inherited from Component.)


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Retrieves the current lifetime service object that controls the lifetime policy for this instance.(Inherited from MarshalByRefObject.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Obtains a lifetime service object to control the lifetime policy for this instance.(Inherited from MarshalByRefObject.)


Resets all options to their default values.(Overrides CommonDialog.Reset().)


Runs a common dialog box with a default owner.(Inherited from CommonDialog.)


Runs a common dialog box with the specified owner.(Inherited from CommonDialog.)


Returns a String containing the name of the Component, if any. This method should not be overridden.(Inherited from Component.)


Occurs when the component is disposed by a call to the Dispose method. (Inherited from Component.)


Occurs when the user clicks the Help button on a common dialog box.(Inherited from CommonDialog.)

The PageSetupDialog dialog box modifies the PageSettings and PrinterSettings information for a given Document. The user can enable sections of the dialog box to manipulate printing and margins; paper orientation, size, and source; and to show Help and network buttons. The MinMargins property defines the minimum margins a user can select.

When you create an instance of the PageSetupDialog class, the read/write properties are set to initial values. For a list of these values, see the PageSetupDialog constructor.

Because a PageSetupDialog needs page settings to display, you need to set the Document, PrinterSettings, or PageSettings property before calling ShowDialog; otherwise, an exception will occur.

The following code example demonstrates the PageSetupDialog using the PageSettings, PrinterSettings, and ShowNetwork properties. To run this example, place it in a form containing a Button named Button1, a ListBox named ListBox1, and a PageSetupDialog named PageSetupDialog1. Ensure the button's click event is connected to the event-handling method in this example.

'This method displays a PageSetupDialog object. If the
' user clicks OK in the dialog, selected results of
' the dialog are displayed in ListBox1.
Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
    ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click

    ' Initialize the dialog's PrinterSettings property to hold user
    ' defined printer settings.
    PageSetupDialog1.PageSettings = _
        New System.Drawing.Printing.PageSettings

    ' Initialize dialog's PrinterSettings property to hold user
    ' set printer settings.
    PageSetupDialog1.PrinterSettings = _
        New System.Drawing.Printing.PrinterSettings

    'Do not show the network in the printer dialog.
    PageSetupDialog1.ShowNetwork = False

    'Show the dialog storing the result.
    Dim result As DialogResult = PageSetupDialog1.ShowDialog()

    ' If the result is OK, display selected settings in
    ' ListBox1. These values can be used when printing the
    ' document.
    If (result = DialogResult.OK) Then
        Dim results() As Object = New Object() _
            {PageSetupDialog1.PageSettings.Margins, _
             PageSetupDialog1.PageSettings.PaperSize, _
             PageSetupDialog1.PageSettings.Landscape, _
             PageSetupDialog1.PrinterSettings.PrinterName, _
    End If

End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

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

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