PageImageableArea Class
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PageImageableArea Class


Represents the area of a page that can be printed.

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


public sealed class PageImageableArea


Gets the height of the imageable area.


Gets the width of the imageable area.


Gets the origin height, which is the distance from the upper-left corner of the imageable area (also called the "origin" of the imageable area) to the nearest point on the top edge of the page.


Gets the origin width, which is the distance from the left edge of the page to the upper-left corner of the imageable area (also called the "origin" of the imageable area).


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


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


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


Returns the String representation of PageImageableArea.(Overrides Object.ToString().)

Most laser and inkjet printers must leave an unprinted area around the edges of a page to prevent toner from getting on the parts of the printer that move the sheets. For many photographic printers, however, the entire page is imageable.

For a class that includes the same information about the imageable area as PageImageableArea and also includes page size, see PrintDocumentImageableArea.


Classes within the System.Printing namespace are not supported for use within a Windows service or ASP.NET application or service. Attempting to use these classes from within one of these application types may produce unexpected problems, such as diminished service performance and run-time exceptions.

If you want to print from a Windows Forms application, see the System.Drawing.Printing namespace.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0

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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