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How can I make a printpreview that's will be exactly that same as my printout
For example: When I make a preview of 50%, I have to multiply every line etc. with 0.5, but when I multiply the fontsize with 0.5, the fontsize isn't exactly 50%
My preview is not always the exactly same as my printout
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waty earned 400 total points
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I have written a complete Print Preview OCX.
It is a shareware.

You can download it from my web site :
  http://www.come.to/printpreview.com
or
  http://www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/6311/

In general, in my Print Preview, I write all the text, pictures... in a picturebox. To zoom/unzoom, I make call to APIs.
If it is what you want, I can send you some part of code.
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by:ga
ID: 1429995
Yes, this is exacty what i'm looking for and I'm very interested
in a part of your code
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by:waty
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Here is my routine to strech one picture to another one :

Before calling to the strech API, set the right dimension of the picture destination.


Declare Function SetStretchBltMode Lib "gdi32" (ByVal hdc As Long, ByVal nStretchMode As Long) As Long
Declare Function StretchBlt Lib "gdi32" (ByVal hdc As Long, ByVal x As Long, ByVal y As Long, ByVal nWidth As Long, ByVal nHeight As Long, ByVal hSrcDC As Long, ByVal XSrc As Long, ByVal YSrc As Long, ByVal nSrcWidth As Long, ByVal nSrcHeight As Long, ByVal dwRop As Long) As Long

Private Sub Stretch(Src As Control, Dest As Control, StretchMode As Long)
   ' *** Stretch pictures ***
   Dim nHoldSrcMode     As Long
   Dim nHoldDestMode    As Long
   
   Dim XSrc             As Long
   Dim YSrc             As Long
   Dim XDest            As Long
   Dim YDest            As Long
   
   Dim nSrcWidth        As Long
   Dim nSrcHeight       As Long
   Dim nDestWidth       As Long
   Dim nDestHeight      As Long
   
   Dim hSrcDC           As Long
   Dim hDestDC          As Long
   
   Dim nRet             As Long
   
   Const SRCCOPY = &HCC0020
   
   On Error Resume Next
   
   nHoldSrcMode = Src.ScaleMode
   nHoldDestMode = Dest.ScaleMode
   
   Src.ScaleMode = 3
   Dest.ScaleMode = 3
   
   XSrc = 0
   YSrc = 0
   nSrcWidth = Src.ScaleWidth
   nSrcHeight = Src.ScaleHeight
   
   XDest = 0
   YDest = 0
   nDestWidth = Dest.ScaleWidth
   nDestHeight = Dest.ScaleHeight
   
   hSrcDC = Src.hdc
   hDestDC = Dest.hdc
   
   nRet = SetStretchBltMode(hDestDC, StretchMode)
   nRet = StretchBlt(hDestDC, XDest, YDest, nDestWidth, nDestHeight, hSrcDC, XSrc, YSrc, nSrcWidth, nSrcHeight, SRCCOPY)
   
   Src.ScaleMode = nHoldSrcMode
   Dest.ScaleMode = nHoldDestMode
   
End Sub

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