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PrintDialog.PrintableAreaWidth Property

Gets the width of the printable area of the page.

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

Public ReadOnly Property PrintableAreaWidth As Double

Property Value

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

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

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


		Private Sub GetWidth(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
			Dim pDialog As New PrintDialog()
			Dim pq As PrintQueue = pDialog.PrintQueue 'force initialization of the dialog's PrintTicket or PrintQueue
			txt2.Text = pDialog.PrintableAreaWidth.ToString() & " is the printable width"
		End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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