PageSettings.Margins Property

Definition

Gets or sets the margins for this page.

public:
 property System::Drawing::Printing::Margins ^ Margins { System::Drawing::Printing::Margins ^ get(); void set(System::Drawing::Printing::Margins ^ value); };
public System.Drawing.Printing.Margins Margins { get; set; }
member this.Margins : System.Drawing.Printing.Margins with get, set
Public Property Margins As Margins

Property Value

A Margins that represents the margins, in hundredths of an inch, for the page. The default is 1-inch margins on all sides.

Exceptions

The printer named in the PrinterName property does not exist.

Examples

The following code example sets the default page settings for a document to margins to 1 inch on each side. The example has three prerequisites:

  • A variable named filePath has been set to the path of the file to print.

  • A method named pd_PrintPage, which handles the PrintPage event, has been defined.

  • A variable named printer has been set to the printer's name.

Use the System.Drawing, System.Drawing.Printing, and System.IO namespaces for this example.

public:
   void Printing()
   {
      try
      {
         streamToPrint = gcnew StreamReader( filePath );
         try
         {
            printFont = gcnew Font( "Arial",10 );
            PrintDocument^ pd = gcnew PrintDocument;
            pd->PrintPage += gcnew PrintPageEventHandler(
               this, &Sample::pd_PrintPage );
            pd->PrinterSettings->PrinterName = printer;
            // Create a new instance of Margins with 1-inch margins.
            Margins^ margins = gcnew Margins( 100,100,100,100 );
            pd->DefaultPageSettings->Margins = margins;
            pd->Print();
         }
         finally
         {
            streamToPrint->Close();
         }
      }
      catch ( Exception^ ex ) 
      {
         MessageBox::Show( ex->Message );
      }
   }
public void Printing(){
   try{
     streamToPrint = new StreamReader (filePath);
     try{
       printFont = new Font("Arial", 10);
       PrintDocument pd = new PrintDocument(); 
       pd.PrintPage += new PrintPageEventHandler(pd_PrintPage);
       pd.PrinterSettings.PrinterName = printer;
       // Create a new instance of Margins with 1-inch margins.
       Margins margins = new Margins(100,100,100,100);
       pd.DefaultPageSettings.Margins = margins;
       pd.Print();
     } 
     finally{
       streamToPrint.Close() ;
     }
   } 
   catch(Exception ex){ 
     MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
   }
 }
 
Public Sub Printing()
    Try
        streamToPrint = New StreamReader(filePath)
        Try
            printFont = New Font("Arial", 10)
            Dim pd As New PrintDocument()
            AddHandler pd.PrintPage, AddressOf pd_PrintPage
            pd.PrinterSettings.PrinterName = printer
            ' Create a new instance of Margins with 1-inch margins.
            Dim margins As New Margins(100, 100, 100, 100)
            pd.DefaultPageSettings.Margins = margins
            pd.Print()
        Finally
            streamToPrint.Close()
        End Try
    Catch ex As Exception
        MessageBox.Show(ex.Message)
    End Try
End Sub
      

Remarks

When handling the PrintDocument.PrintPage event, you can use this property along with the Bounds property to calculate the printing area for the page.

Applies to

See also