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Leadtools.Printer Introduction


The Leadtools.Printer Assembly includes members that are available as an add-on to the LEADTOOLS Document, and Medical Imaging toolkits.

LEADTOOLS Virtual Printer Driver classes allow you to capture print jobs from any other Windows application as EMF data.

With the LEADTOOLS Virtual Printer Driver classes you can:

Using the LEADTOOLS Document Writers, you can export the captured print job as any of the supported document formats.

Using Leadtools.Codecs, you can export the captured print job as any of the supported raster image formats.

LEADTOOLS Virtual printer now supports Network Printing, users can install a network printer on a server machine, and print to it from any client machine, users can customize the printing process on the server and the client, the whole printing process is fully customizable; user can pass back and forth any raw data from the server side to the client side then use this data to create any dynamic dialog, for example, the user may define a structure that contains, a list of file format and save locations, and then pass this list to the client printer, the client printer in turn, receives this data and initialize a demo dialog depending on the data received.

The LEADTOOLS installation program installs a sample LEADTOOLS Virtual Printer for you.  When you print to this printer from any Windows application, the example program will execute and you can then save the print job as a document file or raster image file.

Supported Environments

See Also



Getting Started (Guide to Example Programs)

Programming With LEADTOOLS Virtual Printer

Convert EMF to RasterImage

Leadtools.Printer requires a Printer module license and unlock key. It is included as part of LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Enterprise. For more information, refer to: Imaging Pro/Document/Medical Features

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