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Pro WPF in C# 2008: Windows Presentation Foundation with .NET 3.5, Second Edition by Matthew MacDonald

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Print Settings and Management

So far, you've focused all your attention on two methods of the PrintDialog class: PrintVisual() and PrintDocument(). This is all you need to use to get a decent printout, but you have more to do if you want to manage printer settings and jobs. Once again, the PrintDialog class is your starting point.

Maintaining Print Settings

In the previous examples, you saw how the PrintDialog class allows you to choose a printer and its settings. However, if you've used these examples to make more than one printout, you may have noticed a slight anomaly. Each time you return to the Print dialog box, it reverts to the default print settings. You need to pick the printer you want and adjust it all over again.

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