WPF Reflections:

April, 2008

April 24, 2008  2:24 PM

WPF Printing – use the printing page

Mark Shurmer Profile: MarkWPF

From a previous post of mine, you can see how to easily increase the size of a WPF element in order to print it. That's not much use though as you are still only hard coding the...

April 22, 2008  3:25 PM

WPF Printing – why is it small

Mark Shurmer Profile: MarkWPF

When you get to printing in WPF, you will find it so much easier than printing in previous Microsoft UI design (ie Winforms and MFC). See a previous post of mine to see how...

April 11, 2008  2:48 PM

WPF Printing using PrintVisual

Mark Shurmer Profile: MarkWPF

To do a simple print in WPF, you can do the following: PrintDialog prtDlg = new PrintDialog(); if(prtDlg.ShowDialog() == true) { prtDlg.PrintVisual(element, "A simple drawing"); } This will throw up the XP or Vista print dialog, and then print the element specified, no problems at...

April 11, 2008  2:37 PM

Printing with WPF

Mark Shurmer Profile: MarkWPF

How does printing work with WPF? Well, actually, if anyone out there has ever worked with printing in MFC, then it's so advanced as to make you dizzy. Even if you ever tried printing with Windows Forms, then printing in WPF is a bit of a revelation. So how does it work? Most of the...

April 3, 2008  11:02 PM

Using Document Outline in VS2008 with WPF

Mark Shurmer Profile: MarkWPF

I have recently rediscovered Document Outline in VS2008. It was something that I relegated, in my head at least, to the world of web However, I thought about a week ago - wouldn't it be very handy if it showed me my complex xaml in a tree. Lo and behold it did, andI could click on each node...

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