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Print Document - Change Margins

freezingHot asked
Last Modified: 2009-01-05
good day.

i am having trouble defining the margins when printing a document.

the text is printing down the middle of the page.  i want the left hand margin to be nominal.  my setting below is .10"; however, it isn't working.

any help would be appreciated.


        void pd_PrintPage(object sender, PrintPageEventArgs e)
            int charactersOnPage = 0;
            int linesPerPage = 0;
            e.PageSettings.Margins.Left = 10;
            e.PageSettings.Margins.Right = 25;
            e.PageSettings.Landscape = false;

            // Sets the value of charactersOnPage to the number of characters
            // of stringToPrint that will fit within the bounds of the page.
            Font ft = new Font(FontFamily.GenericMonospace, 8);
            e.Graphics.MeasureString(pickList, ft,
                e.MarginBounds.Size, StringFormat.GenericTypographic,
                out charactersOnPage, out linesPerPage);

            // Draws the string within the bounds of the page
            e.Graphics.DrawString(pickList, ft, Brushes.Black,
                e.MarginBounds, StringFormat.GenericTypographic);

            // Remove the portion of the string that has been printed.
            pickList = pickList.Substring(charactersOnPage);

            // Check to see if more pages are to be printed.
            e.HasMorePages = (pickList.Length > 0);
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