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Q10057 - HOWTO: Print the image from the WebImageViewer web control
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In order to print the image from the WebImageViewer web control, you will need to launch a new browser window including just the image to print, then do a self.Print(); or window.Print(); in JavaScript to cause the browser to print.* You could also have the user choose File : Print from the browser.
 
Another method that customers have found useful for printing is to create another page that will stream the entire image to a PDF using the PdfEncoder in DotImage Professional.  This will then download the entire image to the client and into the free Adobe Acrobat reader which then can control the printing process.
 
Since the WebImageViewer web control is server side, there is no way for the image to be printed directly to the client's printer.
 
* In DotImage versions 2.0 and up, the WebImageViewer.Print() method handles this for you.
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