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Posted on 2012-03-14
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Hi,

I have a form in C# 2010 with a size width 768 and height 1036. the developing pc's screen resolution is 1280x1024. When I load the form some part is out the screen. I use printDocument to print the form and I can print the full form regardless of what is displayed on the screen. But when I install the application in another pc with a resolution of 1440x900, the form loads and some part is out screen as in the development pc. But when I when the print form, it prints only the area displayed on the screen. Is there any workaround to solve this problem using resolution settings?

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       void PrintImage (object o, PrintPageEventArgs e)
       {
          int x = SystemInformation.WorkingArea.X;
          int y = SystemInformation.WorkingArea.Y;
          int width = this.Width;
          int height = this.Height;

          Rectangle bounds = new Rectangle (x, y, width, height);

          Bitmap img = new Bitmap (width, height);

          this.DrawToBitmap (img, bounds);
          Point p = new Point (5, 0);
          e.Graphics.DrawImage (img, p);
       }

       private void button1_Click_1 (object sender, EventArgs e)
       {
          button1.Hide ();
          PrintDocument pd = new PrintDocument ();
          pd.PrintPage += new PrintPageEventHandler (PrintImage);
          pd.Print ();
          button1.Visible=true;
       }

Please help.

ayha
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by:nishant joshi
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you can use this parameter to get full screen,

System.Windows.SystemParameters.PrimaryScreenWidth
System.Windows.SystemParameters.PrimaryScreenHeight
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nishant joshi earned 250 total points
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you have to use "Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Width" in place "System.Windows.SystemParameters.PrimaryScreenWidth" and ""Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Height" in place of "System.Windows.SystemParameters.PrimaryScreenHeight"


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nishant
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by:ayha1999
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can you give the full code and where to use it?

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