java.awt.print Interface and Class Details

This package provides improved support (over JDK 1.0 and 1.1) for printing. It is built upon Java 2D support. This is a function of the fact that printing actually involves drawing a graphical image of the GUI to a printer.

Interface Pageable

public abstract interface Pageable

A Pageable object represents a set of pages. It also can provide page format and printable information on a specific page in the set of pages that the Pageable object represents. Prior to Java 2, there was no way to readily associate multiple pages.

public static final int    UNKNOWN_NUMBER_OF_PAGES
public int           getNumberOfPages()
public PageFormat    getPageFormat(int pageIndex) throws IndexOutOfBoundsException public ...

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