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I need to print content of tabpage that is part of TabControl.

This is the way how I'm doing it:

Bitmap MemoryImage;

    public Interview1()
    {
        InitializeComponent();
        printdoc1.PrintPage += new PrintPageEventHandler(printdoc1_PrintPage);
    }

public void GetPrintArea(TabPage pnl)
{
    MemoryImage = new Bitmap(pnl.Width, pnl.Height);
    pnl.DrawToBitmap(MemoryImage, new Rectangle(0, 0, pnl.Width, pnl.Height));
}
protected override void OnPaint(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    if (MemoryImage != null)
    {
        e.Graphics.DrawImage(MemoryImage, 0, 0);
        base.OnPaint(e);
    }
}
    void printdoc1_PrintPage(object sender, PrintPageEventArgs e)
    {
        Rectangle pagearea = e.PageBounds;
e.Graphics.DrawImage(MemoryImage, (pagearea.Width / 65) - (this.tabPage2.Width / 65  ), this.tabPage2.Location.Y);
    }

public void Print(TabPage pnl)
{      
    tabPage2 = pnl;
    GetPrintArea(pnl);
    previewdlg.Document = printdoc1;
    previewdlg.ShowDialog();
}



private void toolBtnPrint_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
     Print(tabPage2);
}


This works perfect, but the problem is if tabpage have a scroll bars. In that case it is printed only visible area. How to manage to print all from tabpage regardless about visible area?
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Bark Ups 20-Aug-14 20:48pm
   
Maybe try to pass whole tab content to temporary place and print from there?
like new form with content as preview and print from there or just do it from hidden one?

or make tab area scrennshot than scroll down content and after taking all screenshots combine them to one file?
gggustafson 21-Aug-14 12:00pm
   
Like the first sentence

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