Reference Guide
GdPicture14 Namespace / GdPicturePDF Class / PrintGetPrinterSettings Method
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    PrintGetPrinterSettings Method (GdPicturePDF)
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    Returns the printer settings of the active printer.

    As explained in the PrintGetActivePrinter or the PrintSetActivePrinter methods, none of the available printers or their properties are affected using any of the print methods of this class.

    Syntax
    'Declaration
     
    
    Public Function PrintGetPrinterSettings() As PrinterSettings
    public PrinterSettings PrintGetPrinterSettings()
    public function PrintGetPrinterSettings(): PrinterSettings; 
    public function PrintGetPrinterSettings() : PrinterSettings;
    public: PrinterSettings* PrintGetPrinterSettings(); 
    public:
    PrinterSettings^ PrintGetPrinterSettings(); 

    Return Value

    A System.Drawing.Printing.PrinterSettings object. The printer settings of the active printer.

    Please always use the GetStat method or the PrintGetStat method to determine if this method has been successful.

    Remarks
    It is recommend to use the GetStat method or the PrintGetStat method to identify the specific reason for the method's failure, if any.

    Just to remind you that the active printer is the printer identified by the PrintGetActivePrinter method or set by the PrintSetActivePrinter method and it is dedicated to executing all subsequent print jobs using this class as well as utilizing all by you altered printer settings.

    Example
    How to get the printer settings for the active printer and how to use them further.
    Dim caption As String = "Example: PrintGetPrinterSettings"
        Using oGdPicturePDF As New GdPicturePDF()
            If oGdPicturePDF.LoadFromFile("document_to_print.pdf", False) = GdPictureStatus.OK Then
                Dim prnSettings As System.Drawing.Printing.PrinterSettings
                prnSettings = oGdPicturePDF.PrintGetPrinterSettings()
                If oGdPicturePDF.GetStat() = GdPictureStatus.OK Then
                    prnSettings.Copies = 2
                    oGdPicturePDF.PrintSetPrinterSettings(prnSettings)
                    If oGdPicturePDF.GetStat() = GdPictureStatus.OK Then
                        If oGdPicturePDF.Print() = GdPictureStatus.OK Then
                            MessageBox.Show("The file has been printed successfully.", caption)
                        Else
                            Dim message As String = "The file can't be printed." + vbCrLf + "Status: " + oGdPicturePDF.PrintGetStat().ToString()
                            If oGdPicturePDF.PrintGetStat() = GdPictureStatus.PrintingException Then
                                message = message + "    Error: " + oGdPicturePDF.PrintGetLastError()
                            End If
                            MessageBox.Show(message, caption)
                        End If
                    Else
                        MessageBox.Show("The PrintSetPrinterSettings() method has failed with the status: " + oGdPicturePDF.GetStat(), caption)
                    End If
                Else
                    MessageBox.Show("The PrintGetPrinterSettings() method has failed with the status: " + oGdPicturePDF.GetStat(), caption)
                End If
                oGdPicturePDF.CloseDocument()
            Else
                MessageBox.Show("The file can't be loaded. Status: " + oGdPicturePDF.GetStat().ToString(), caption)
            End If
        End Using
    End Sub
    string caption = "Example: PrintGetPrinterSettings";
    using (GdPicturePDF oGdPicturePDF = new GdPicturePDF())
    {
        if (oGdPicturePDF.LoadFromFile("document_to_print.pdf", false) == GdPictureStatus.OK)
        {
            System.Drawing.Printing.PrinterSettings prnSettings;
            prnSettings = oGdPicturePDF.PrintGetPrinterSettings();
            if (oGdPicturePDF.GetStat() == GdPictureStatus.OK)
            {
                prnSettings.Copies = 2;
                oGdPicturePDF.PrintSetPrinterSettings(prnSettings);
                if (oGdPicturePDF.GetStat() == GdPictureStatus.OK)
                {
                    if (oGdPicturePDF.Print() == GdPictureStatus.OK)
                    {
                        MessageBox.Show("The file has been printed successfully.", caption);
                    }
                    else
                    {
                        string message = "The file can't be printed.\nStatus: " + oGdPicturePDF.PrintGetStat().ToString();
                        if (oGdPicturePDF.PrintGetStat() == GdPictureStatus.PrintingException)
                            message = message + "    Error: " + oGdPicturePDF.PrintGetLastError();
                        MessageBox.Show(message, caption);
                    }
                }
                else
                {
                    MessageBox.Show("The PrintSetPrinterSettings() method has failed with the status: " + oGdPicturePDF.GetStat(), caption);
                }
            }
            else
            {
                MessageBox.Show("The PrintGetPrinterSettings() method has failed with the status: " + oGdPicturePDF.GetStat(), caption);
            }
            oGdPicturePDF.CloseDocument();
        }
        else
        {
            MessageBox.Show("The file can't be loaded. Status: " + oGdPicturePDF.GetStat().ToString(), caption);
        }
    }
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