PrintableAreaHeight Property

PrintDialog.PrintableAreaHeight Property

Gets the height of the printable area of the page.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public double PrintableAreaHeight { get; }
You cannot set this property in XAML.

Property Value

Type: System.Double
A Double that represents the height of the printable page area.

The following example shows how to get the value of the PrintableAreaHeight property by using Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) markup and code.

<Button Width="200" Click="GetHeight">Get the Printable Height</Button>


private void GetHeight(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
    PrintDialog pDialog = new PrintDialog();
    PrintTicket pt = pDialog.PrintTicket;   //force initialization of the dialog's PrintTicket or PrintQueue
    txt1.Text = pDialog.PrintableAreaHeight.ToString() + " is the printable height";

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

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