UseEXDialog Property

PrintDialog.UseEXDialog Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the dialog should be shown in the Windows XP style for systems running Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 or later.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public bool UseEXDialog { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_UseEXDialog ()

/** @property */
public void set_UseEXDialog (boolean value)

public function get UseEXDialog () : boolean

public function set UseEXDialog (value : boolean)

Not applicable.

Property Value

true to indicate the dialog should be shown with the Windows XP style, otherwise false. The default is true.

When this property is set to true, ShowHelp and ShowNetwork will be ignored as these properties were made obsolete for Windows 2000 and later versions of Windows. Also, The PrintDialog class may not work on AMD64 microprocessors unless you set the UseEXDialog property to true.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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