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How do you select a specific printer from the PrintPreviewDia log?

Is there anyway to hook the PrintDialog to the printer icon on the
PrintPreviewDia log?

I know that you can print a document using the PrintDialog but it does not
allow previewing and the PrintPreview dialog does not allow you to select a
printer - is there a good and simple way to get around these problems.

My users would like to select a specific printer while looking at the
Preview window.
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Is there anyway to hook the PrintDialog to the printer icon on the
PrintPreviewDia log?

I know that you can print a document using the PrintDialog but it does not
allow previewing and the PrintPreview dialog does not allow you to select
a
printer - is there a good and simple way to get around these problems.

My users would like to select a specific printer while looking at the
Preview window.


Public Class PrintDoc
Inherits PrintDocument

Public IsPreview As Boolean
Public Dlg As PrintPreviewDia log
Public PrvPrintFromMet afiles As Boolean

Private DirectPrint As Boolean
Private LastPage As Integer
Private WithEvents pdmf As PrintDocument
Private pageInfo As PreviewPageInfo ()
..........
Protected Overrides Sub OnBeginPrint(By Val e As
System.Drawing. Printing.PrintE ventArgs)
'Si se pulsa el botón print desde PrintPreviewDia log, Selección
páginas
If IsPreview = False AndAlso DirectPrint = False Then
PrinterSettings .MinimumPage = 1
PrinterSettings .MaximumPage = LastPage
PrinterSettings .FromPage = Dlg.PrintPrevie wControl.StartP age + 1
If (New PageSel(Printer Settings)).Show Dialog(Dlg) =
DialogResult.Ca ncel Then e.Cancel = True : Exit Sub
If PrvPrintFromMet afiles AndAlso PrinterSettings .PrintRange =
PrintRange.Some Pages Then
Dim fi As FieldInfo =
GetType(PrintPr eviewControl).G etField("pageIn fo", BindingFlags.No nPublic Or
BindingFlags.In stance Or BindingFlags.Pu blic)
pageInfo = CType(fi.GetVal ue(Dlg.PrintPre viewControl), Object)
pdmf = New PrintDocument
pdmf.PrinterSet tings = PrinterSettings
Page = PrinterSettings .FromPage - 1
pdmf.Print()
pdmf = Nothing
pageInfo = Nothing
e.Cancel = True
Exit Sub
End If
End If
MyBase.OnBeginP rint(e)
Sustituye PageSel por PrintDialog...
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