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Printing TDrawGrid

Posted on 2002-07-07
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I am trying to print a TDrawGrid, however, I cant seem to get it to print the actual size. Anyone know what I am doinf wrong?

See my code below:

Shane


 if PrintDialog1.Execute then
 begin
  Printer.BeginDoc;
  Printer.Orientation:= poLandscape;
  Grid.PaintTo(Printer.Handle, 10, 10);
  Printer.EndDoc;
 end;
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instead of
Grid.PaintTo(Printer.Handle, 10, 10);

use
Grid.PaintTo(Printer.Canvas.Handle, 10, 10);
 
just a guess

meikl ;-)
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by:alanwhincup
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What you would have to do is modify the printers canvas with the Windows API: SetMapMode, SetViewportExtEx, SetViewportOrgEx, SetWindowExtEx, SetWindowOrgEx. Alternately you could PaintTo a bitmap first and then print that.

Cheers,

Alan
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shaneholmes,
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i do not agree
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by:Lukasz Lach
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i agree with you kretzschmar,
i used to use functions recommended by alanwhincup to print a grid, but now saw that it was other thread to do so, however, doing the same with some extension.
at first thought your answer is too general.

of course your right was to post an objection and thank you for that.
the recommendation will be changed of course.
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