hi, can u help me, what can i do to print a form, example: in form1 there is a button that will print the form2 that has registration form.

it is possible or other ways? please help

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Last Post by tmccmt

You can make use of the PrintForm class from the Power Packs.

For example:

Public Class Form2

    Public WriteOnly Property _PrintForm As Boolean
        Set(value As Boolean)
            If value = True Then
                Dim pf As New PrintForm
                    pf.Form = Me
                    pf.PrintAction = PrintToPrinter
            End If
        End Set
    End Property

End Class

Then to call it from form1:

Public Class Form1
    Private btnPrint_Click(ByVal sender As Object,ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles btnPrint.Click
        Form2._PrintForm = True
    End Sub
End Class

Or, you can manually print by using the PrintDocument event of a printing job.

This will require the use of the Graphics class.

Edited by Begginnerdev

PrintForm to the rescue :)

If you're printing a registration form, you probably don't want any of the extra stuff, like the control box or any buttons, to be printed. Something like this might work:

Private Sub Button3_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button3.Click
    'make any controls you don't want printed invisible
    Button3.Visible = False

    'print everything visible in the client area(no control box or form title)
    PrintForm1.Print(Me, PowerPacks.Printing.PrintForm.PrintOption.CompatibleModeClientAreaOnly)

    'then make them visible again
    Button3.Visible = True
End Sub

Edited by tinstaafl


The resolution of printform is low and hoe to fix itl? that is make it high

1st post. Try next time to make it timely.
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