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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)
XML Namespace:

property double PrintableAreaWidth {
	double get ();
/** @property */
public double get_PrintableAreaWidth ()

public function get PrintableAreaWidth () : double

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

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>


public void GetWidth(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
    PrintDialog pDialog = new PrintDialog();
    PrintQueue pq = pDialog.PrintQueue;     //force initialization of the dialog's PrintTicket or PrintQueue
    txt2.Text = pDialog.PrintableAreaWidth.ToString() + " is the printable width";

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
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