PrintDocument.BeginPrint Event

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Occurs after the Print method is called and the print dialog box successfully returns, but before the PrintPage event is raised.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Printing
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Public Event BeginPrint As EventHandler(Of BeginPrintEventArgs)
public event EventHandler<BeginPrintEventArgs> BeginPrint


Use the BeginPrint event to perform any set up that is required for the print operation.

For more information about handling events, see Events Overview for Silverlight.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.