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        private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            const string SERVER_URL = "My.Settings.ReportServerURL";
            const string REPORT_PATH = "My.Settings.ReportPath";

            var p = new ReportParameter("name", "val");
            var rv = new ReportViewer() {
                AutoSize = true,
                ProcessingMode = ProcessingMode.Remote
            };
            rv.ServerReport.ReportServerUrl = new Uri(SERVER_URL);
            rv.ServerReport.ReportPath = REPORT_PATH;
            rv.ServerReport.SetParameters(p);
            rv.RefreshReport();
            rv.RenderingComplete += (sender2, eventArgs) => rv.PrintDialog(new PrinterSettings() {
                PrintRange = PrintRange.SomePages,
                FromPage = 1,
                ToPage = 2,
                PrinterName = "MYPRINTER"
            });
        }

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all is fine except i cannot figure out the syntax in VB.Net of this line

rv.RenderingComplete += (sender2, eventArgs) => rv.PrintDialog(new PrinterSettings() {
                PrintRange = PrintRange.SomePages,
                FromPage = 1,
                ToPage = 2,
                PrinterName = "MYPRINTER"
            }

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The => is a lambda expression:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb311046.aspx

The VB.Net equivalent is here:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb531253.aspx
where you have to write that one line as a function
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You need to do it in this way:
	Private Sub OnClick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
		Const SERVER_URL As String = "My.Settings.ReportServerURL"
		Const REPORT_PATH As String = "My.Settings.ReportPath"

		Dim p = New ReportParameter("name", "val")
		Dim rv = New ReportViewer() With {.AutoSize = True, .ProcessingMode = ProcessingMode.Remote}
		rv.ServerReport.ReportServerUrl = New Uri(SERVER_URL)
		rv.ServerReport.ReportPath = REPORT_PATH
		rv.ServerReport.SetParameters(p)
		rv.RefreshReport()
		AddHandler rv.RenderingComplete, AddressOf OnRenderingComplete
	End Sub

	Private Sub OnRenderingComplete(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RenderingCompleteEventArgs)
		Dim rv As ReportViewer = TryCast(sender, ReportViewer)
		If Not rv Is Nothing Then
			rv.PrintDialog(New PrinterSettings() With { .PrintRange = PrintRange.SomePages, .FromPage = 1, .ToPage = 2, .PrinterName = "MYPRINTER" }
		End If
	End Sub

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VB.NET, currently does not allow Lambda based sub event handlers.

http://10rem.net/blog/2010/04/16/tip-anonymous-event-handlers-in-vbnet

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@it_saige

Your article reference is 4 years old. Lambdas work just fine in VS 2013:

Public Class Form1

    Private Sub Form1_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
        AddHandler Me.Button1.Click, Function(snd, evt) MessageBox.Show("Click!")
    End Sub
End Class

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Sub works as well  : )
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Aha.  Thanks Kaufmed.  I just tried and confirmed in VS2010.  So I can say that atleast since .NET 3.5, this has been resolved.  Modifed code example above:
	Private Sub OnButtonClick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
		Const SERVER_URL As String = "My.Settings.ReportServerURL"
		Const REPORT_PATH As String = "My.Settings.ReportPath"

		Dim p = New ReportParameter("name", "val")
		Dim rv = New ReportViewer() With {.AutoSize = True, .ProcessingMode = ProcessingMode.Remote}
		rv.ServerReport.ReportServerUrl = New Uri(SERVER_URL)
		rv.ServerReport.ReportPath = REPORT_PATH
		rv.ServerReport.SetParameters(p)
		rv.RefreshReport()
		AddHandler rv.RenderingComplete, Sub(sender2 As Object, e2 As RenderingCompleteEventArgs)
									   Dim rv2 As ReportViewer = TryCast(sender, ReportViewer)
									   If Not rv2 Is Nothing Then
										   rv2.PrintDialog(New PrinterSettings() With {.PrintRange = PrintRange.SomePages, .FromPage = 1, .ToPage = 2, .PrinterName = "MYPRINTER"})
									   End If
								   End Sub
	End Sub

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ps.  My link to lambda support in VB states it is supported from VS2008 onwards
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As I recall, multi-line lambdas weren't introduced in VB until VS 2010/2012.  I'm getting older, though, so I could be off my rocker  ; )
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