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PrinterResolution Class

Represents the resolution supported by a printer.


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

public ref class PrinterResolution

The PrinterResolution type exposes the following members.

Public methodPrinterResolutionInitializes a new instance of the PrinterResolution class.

Public propertyKindGets or sets the printer resolution.
Public propertyXGets the horizontal printer resolution, in dots per inch.
Public propertyYGets the vertical printer resolution, in dots per inch.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringInfrastructure. This member overrides the Object::ToString method. (Overrides Object::ToString().)

This class is used by the PrinterSettings::PrinterResolutions and PageSettings::PrinterResolution properties to get the printer resolutions that are available on the printer and to set the printing resolution for a page, respectively.

Use the Kind property to determine whether the printer resolution type is the PrinterResolutionKind value Custom. If so, use the X and Y properties to determine the printer resolution in the horizontal and vertical directions, respectively.

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

The following code example populates the comboPrintResolution combo box with the supported resolutions. The example assumes that a PrintDocument variable named printDoc exists and that the specific combo box exists.

// Add list of printer resolutions found on the printer to the combobox. 
// The PrinterResolution's ToString() method will be used to provide the display String.
PrinterResolution^ pkResolution;
for ( int i = 0; i < printDoc->PrinterSettings->PrinterResolutions->Count; i++ )
   pkResolution = printDoc->PrinterSettings->PrinterResolutions[ i ];
   comboPrintResolution->Items->Add( pkResolution );

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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