Specifies a pointer to a DVTARGETDEVICE structure containing information about the target device that the data is being composed for.

public: IntPtr ptd;
public IntPtr ptd;
val mutable ptd : nativeint
Public ptd As IntPtr 

Field Value


A null value is used whenever the specified data format is independent of the target device or when the caller does not care what device is used. In the latter case, if the data requires a target device, the object should pick an appropriate default device (often the display for visual components). Data obtained from an object with a null target device, such as most metafiles, is independent of the target device. The resulting data is usually the same as it would be if the user chose the Save As command from the File menu and selected an interchange format.

Applies to