PageSettings.CopyToHdevmode Method (IntPtr)


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Copies the relevant information from the PageSettings to the specified DEVMODE structure.

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

public void CopyToHdevmode(
	IntPtr hdevmode


Type: System.IntPtr

The handle to a Win32 DEVMODE structure.

Exception Condition

The printer named in the PrinterSettings.PrinterName property does not exist or there is no default printer installed.

Call the CopyToHdevmode method to copy relevant information to a DEVMODE structure from a PageSettings. This method is useful when you want to make unmanaged Win32 calls that require a DEVMODE.

To copy information from a DEVMODE structure to the PageSettings, call SetHdevmode.


for printing and access to all printers on the network. Associated enumeration: PrintingPermissionLevel.AllPrinting

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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