PrintPreviewDialog Control (Windows Forms)

The Windows Forms PrintPreviewDialog control is a pre-configured dialog box used to display how a document will appear when printed. Use it within your Windows-based application as a simple solution in lieu of configuring your own dialog box. The control contains buttons for printing, zooming in, displaying one or multiple pages, and closing the dialog box.

In This Section

PrintPreviewDialog Control Overview
Introduces the general concepts of the PrintPreviewDialog control, which allows you to display a pre-configured dialog box that users can use to see a version of their document as it will look when it prints.

How to: Display Print Preview in Windows Forms Applications
Explains how to view a page that is to be printed by using an instance of the PrintPreviewDialog control at run time.


Provides reference information on the class and its members.

Controls to Use on Windows Forms
Provides a complete list of Windows Forms controls, with links to information on their use.

Essential Code for Windows Forms Dialog Boxes
Discusses the Windows Forms dialog box controls and components and the code necessary for executing their basic functions. (MSDN Online Library technical article)

Dialog-Box Controls and Components
Lists the different dialog-box controls for Windows Forms.

Dialog Boxes in Windows Forms
Describes how to create a dialog box for a Windows Form.