PrintDocumentImageableArea Class


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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


Gets the height of the imageable area.


Gets the width of the imageable area.


Gets the height of the paper or media.


Gets the width of the paper or media.


Gets 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.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


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


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


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

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.


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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