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Dematagoda kamal
Dematagoda kamal

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Posted on    February-12-2013 1:07 AM

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Hi Expert!

I want to print content of richtextbox control in c#
My line of code as below

Associate control to Print document
private void printDocument1_PrintPage(object sender, System.Drawing.Printing.PrintPageEventArgs e)
           e.Graphics.DrawString(richTextBox1.Text, richTextBox1.Font, Brushes.Black, 100, 20);
           e.Graphics.PageUnit = GraphicsUnit.Inch;         
write code for printing and print preview
private void btnPrint_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            //PrintDialog associate with PrintDocument;
            printDialog1.Document = printDocument1;
            if (printDialog1.ShowDialog()==DialogResult.OK)
private void btnPrintPreview_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            //Associate PrintPreviewDialog with PrintDocument.
            printPreviewDialog1.Document = printDocument1; 
            // Show PrintPreview Dialog

problem is when we have more text than its fits in  one page....... then we have to print it in next page.... I think I have to use  e.HasMorePages = True to move to

next page.......... but its not working. its only prints first page until text fits in first page..



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Posted on    February-12-2013 8:43 AM

Hi Dematagoda!

You have used e.HasMorePages=true. Its working but problem is that you have to put it in loop because at the end of first page it becomes false. 

Here I will give an algorithm which might be solve your problem. 

private void print_doc(......)
      TextDocument doc = (TextDocument)sender;
      //Some code is written here.
      float x = e.MarginBounds.Left;   //set left margin.
      float y = e.MarginBounds.Top;   //set right margin.

        doc.PageNumber += 1;   //increasing page number by one.
        if (doc.Offset < doc.Text.GetUpperBound(0))   
            e.HasMorePages = true;
        } else {
            doc.Offset = 0;

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