Set Papersize vb 2005 express

This is the code I used ...
Private Sub btnPrint_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btnPrint.Click
Dim MyNormalFont As New Font("Arial", 8, FontStyle.Regular)
        Dim PaperK As New PaperKind
        Dim PaperS As New PaperSize
        PaperK = PaperKind.A4
        PaperS.RawKind = PaperK

        Me.PrintDocument1.DefaultPageSettings.Landscape = True
        Me.PrintDocument1.DefaultPageSettings.PaperSize = PaperS
        With Me.PrintDocument1.DefaultPageSettings.Margins
            .Bottom = 50
            .Left = 50
            .Right = 50
            .Top = 50
        End With
        Me.PrintPreviewDialog1.Document = Me.PrintDocument1
        Me.PrintPreviewDialog1.ShowDialog()

End Sub

But when I clicked the btnPrint ...

The papersize of the print preview becomes very small...

why?

What is the proper way of setting the papersize of the print preview to A4?

Jack...
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JackOfPHAsked:
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HillwaaaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi JackOfPH,

Not sure on this one - but it could be your margin settings - default from memory is cm or inches - either of which is going to be a problem...

Also, try setting your DefaultPageSettings.PaperSize.Height and .Width values manually.

Cheers!
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maralansCommented:


        Dim intY As Integer = Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Height
        Dim intX As Integer = Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Width
        Try
            PrintPreviewDialog1.Document = Me.PrintDocument1
            PrintPreviewDialog1.Width = intX
            PrintPreviewDialog1.Height = intY
            PrintPreviewDialog1.ShowDialog()
        Catch exp As Exception
            MessageBox.Show("An error occurred while trying to load the " & _
                "document for Print Preview. Make sure you currently have " & _
                "access to a printer. A printer must be connected and " & _
                "accessible for Print Preview to work.", Me.Text, _
                 MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Error)
        End Try
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maralansCommented:
Private Sub btnPrint_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btnPrint.Click
       
        Dim MyNormalFont As New Font("Arial", 8, FontStyle.Regular)
        Dim PaperK As New Printing.PaperKind
        PaperK = Printing.PaperKind.A4

        Me.PrintDocument1.DefaultPageSettings.Landscape = True
        With Me.PrintDocument1.DefaultPageSettings.Margins
            .Bottom = 50
            .Left = 50
            .Right = 50
            .Top = 50
        End With
        Dim intY As Integer = Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Height
        Dim intX As Integer = Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Width
        Try
            PrintPreviewDialog1.Document = Me.PrintDocument1
            PrintPreviewDialog1.Width = intX
            PrintPreviewDialog1.Height = intY
            PrintPreviewDialog1.ShowDialog()
        Catch exp As Exception
            MessageBox.Show("An error occurred while trying to load the " & _
                "document for Print Preview. Make sure you currently have " & _
                "access to a printer. A printer must be connected and " & _
                "accessible for Print Preview to work.", Me.Text, _
                 MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Error)
        End Try
    End Sub
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maralansCommented:
or:

PrintPreviewDialog1.Width = 700
PrintPreviewDialog1.Height = 500
PrintPreviewDialog1.ShowDialog()
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JackOfPHAuthor Commented:
What would be the height and width of a A4 paper in hundredths of inches...
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