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PrintForm Class

Enables printing an image of a Windows Form at run time.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks.Printing
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks.dll)

[ToolboxBitmapAttribute(typeof(PrintForm), "Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks.Printing.PrintForm.bmp")]
public class PrintForm : Component

The PrintForm component enables you to print an image of a form to a printer, to a print preview window, or to a file at run time. Its behavior replaces that of the PrintForm method in earlier versions of Visual Basic.

The following example shows a common use of the PrintForm component.

Dim pf As New PrintForm
pf.Form = Me
pf.PrintAction = PrintToPrinter
pf.Print()

System.Object
  System.MarshalByRefObject
    System.ComponentModel.Component
      Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks.Printing.PrintForm

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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