QPagedPaintDevice

The QPagedPaintDevice class represents a paint device that supports multiple pages. More

Inheritance diagram of PySide6.QtGui.QPagedPaintDevice

Inherited by: QPrinter

Synopsis

Functions

Virtual functions

Detailed Description

Paged paint devices are used to generate output for printing or for formats like PDF. QPdfWriter and QPrinter inherit from it.

class PySide6.QtGui.QPagedPaintDevice
PySide6.QtGui.QPagedPaintDevice.PdfVersion

The enum describes the version of the PDF file that is produced by QPrinter or QPdfWriter .

Constant

Description

QPagedPaintDevice.PdfVersion_1_4

A PDF 1.4 compatible document is produced.

QPagedPaintDevice.PdfVersion_A1b

A PDF/A-1b compatible document is produced.

QPagedPaintDevice.PdfVersion_1_6

A PDF 1.6 compatible document is produced. This value was added in Qt 5.12.

New in version 5.10.

PySide6.QtGui.QPagedPaintDevice.newPage()
Return type

bool

Starts a new page. Returns true on success.

PySide6.QtGui.QPagedPaintDevice.pageLayout()
Return type

PySide6.QtGui.QPageLayout

Returns the current page layout. Use this method to access the current QPageSize , Orientation , QMarginsF , fullRect() and paintRect().

Note that you cannot use the setters on the returned object, you must either call the individual QPagedPaintDevice setters or use setPageLayout() .

PySide6.QtGui.QPagedPaintDevice.setPageLayout(pageLayout)
Parameters

pageLayoutPySide6.QtGui.QPageLayout

Return type

bool

Sets the page layout to newPageLayout.

You should call this before calling begin() , or immediately before calling newPage() to apply the new page layout to a new page. You should not call any painting methods between a call to and newPage() as the wrong paint metrics may be used.

Returns true if the page layout was successfully set to newPageLayout.

See also

pageLayout()

PySide6.QtGui.QPagedPaintDevice.setPageMargins(margins[, units=QPageLayout.Millimeter])
Parameters
Return type

bool

Set the page margins defined in the given units.

You should call this before calling begin() , or immediately before calling newPage() to apply the new margins to a new page. You should not call any painting methods between a call to and newPage() as the wrong paint metrics may be used.

To get the current page margins use pageLayout() .margins().

Returns true if the page margins were successfully set to margins.

See also

pageLayout()

PySide6.QtGui.QPagedPaintDevice.setPageOrientation(orientation)
Parameters

orientationOrientation

Return type

bool

Sets the page orientation.

The page orientation is used to define the orientation of the page size when obtaining the page rect.

You should call this before calling begin() , or immediately before calling newPage() to apply the new orientation to a new page. You should not call any painting methods between a call to and newPage() as the wrong paint metrics may be used.

To get the current Orientation use pageLayout() .orientation().

Returns true if the page orientation was successfully set to orientation.

See also

pageLayout()

PySide6.QtGui.QPagedPaintDevice.setPageSize(pageSize)
Parameters

pageSizePySide6.QtGui.QPageSize

Return type

bool

Sets the page size to pageSize.

To get the current QPageSize use pageLayout() .pageSize().

You should call this before calling begin() , or immediately before calling newPage() to apply the new page size to a new page. You should not call any painting methods between a call to and newPage() as the wrong paint metrics may be used.

Returns true if the page size was successfully set to pageSize.

See also

pageLayout()