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PrintDocumentImageableArea Class

Specifies the size of the paper (or other media), the size of the imageable area, and the location of the imageable area.

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

public class PrintDocumentImageableArea

Most laser and inkjet printers do not support borderless printing. They must leave an unprinted area around the edges of the paper to prevent toner from getting on the parts of the printer that move the paper. For printers that do not support borderless printing, the imageable area of the paper is smaller than the paper dimensions.

Use PrintDocumentImageableArea objects primarily as parameters to the CreateXpsDocumentWriter methods.


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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0