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How to print the WinForms DataGrid (SfDataGrid) control?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: SfDataGrid
Tags: printing


You can print the content of SfDataGrid using PDF exporting and PrintDialog support. For that, export the SfDataGrid to PDF and load the exported PDF document into PdfDocumentView. Then, print the document in PdfDocumentView using the PrintDialog.Document.Print method.


void PrintButton_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
    PdfDocumentView pdfDocumentView1 = new PdfDocumentView();
    //Create Memory Stream to save pdfdocument.
    MemoryStream pdfstream = new MemoryStream();
    PdfDocument pdfDoc = new PdfDocument();
    pdfDoc = sfDataGrid1.ExportToPdf();
    //Save the PDF file
    //Load the pdfstream to pdfDocumentView
    PrintDialog printdialog = new PrintDialog();
    int pageCount = pdfDocumentView1.PageCount;
    printdialog.AllowPrintToFile = true;
    printdialog.AllowSomePages = true;
    printdialog.PrinterSettings.FromPage = 1;
    printdialog.PrinterSettings.ToPage = pageCount;
    printdialog.PrinterSettings.MaximumPage = pageCount;
    printdialog.PrinterSettings.MinimumPage = 1;
    if (printdialog.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK)
        printdialog.Document = pdfDocumentView1.PrintDocument;


Private Sub Print(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
 Dim pdfDocumentView1 As New PdfDocumentView()
 'Create Memory Stream to save pdfdocument.
 Dim pdfstream As New MemoryStream()
 Dim pdfDoc As New PdfDocument()
 pdfDoc = sfDataGrid1.ExportToPdf()
 'Save the PDF file
 'Load the pdfstream to pdfDocumentView
 Dim printdialog As New PrintDialog()
 Dim pageCount As Integer = pdfDocumentView1.PageCount
 printdialog.AllowPrintToFile = True
 printdialog.AllowSomePages = True
 printdialog.PrinterSettings.FromPage = 1
 printdialog.PrinterSettings.ToPage = pageCount
 printdialog.PrinterSettings.MaximumPage = pageCount
 printdialog.PrinterSettings.MinimumPage = 1
 If printdialog.ShowDialog() = System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK Then
  printdialog.Document = pdfDocumentView1.PrintDocument
 End If
End Sub


Show print the grid page of SfDataGrid control


C#: Print_CS

VB: Print_VB

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