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ShowDialog Method
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PrintDialog.ShowDialog Method

Invokes the PrintDialog as a modal dialog box.

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

'Declaration
Public Function ShowDialog As Nullable(Of Boolean)

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of Boolean)
true if a user clicks Print; false if a user clicks Cancel; or Nothing if a user closes the dialog box without clicking Print or Cancel.

The following example shows how to use the ShowDialog method in code.

		Private Sub InvokePrint(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
				' Create the print dialog object and set options
				Dim pDialog As New PrintDialog()
				pDialog.PageRangeSelection = PageRangeSelection.AllPages
				pDialog.UserPageRangeEnabled = True

				' Display the dialog. This returns true if the user presses the Print button.
				Dim print? As Boolean = pDialog.ShowDialog()
				If print = True Then
					Dim xpsDocument As New XpsDocument("C:\FixedDocumentSequence.xps", FileAccess.ReadWrite)
					Dim fixedDocSeq As FixedDocumentSequence = xpsDocument.GetFixedDocumentSequence()
					pDialog.PrintDocument(fixedDocSeq.DocumentPaginator, "Test print job")
				End If
		End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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