The dialog allows users to change document-related settings, such as the paper size and orientation, type of print (color or grayscale), range of pages, and number of copies to print.
Controls are also provided to enable users to choose from the printers available, including any configured network printers.
printDialog = QPrintDialog(printer, parent) if printDialog.exec_() == QDialog.Accepted: # print ...
If the dialog is accepted by the user, the
QPrinter object is correctly configured for printing.
The printer dialog (shown above in Plastique style) enables access to common printing properties. On X11 platforms that use the CUPS printing system, the settings for each available printer can be modified via the dialog’s Properties push button.
On Windows and macOS, the native print dialog is used, which means that some
QDialog properties set on the dialog won’t be respected. The native print dialog on macOS does not support setting printer options, i.e.
setOption() have no effect.
In Qt 4.4, it was possible to use the static functions to show a sheet on macOS. This is no longer supported in Qt 4.5. If you want this functionality, use
Constructs a print dialog with the given
member – str
This is an overloaded function.
Opens the dialog and connects its signal to the slot specified by
The signal will be disconnected from the slot when the dialog is closed.
on – bool
Sets the given
option to be enabled if
on is true; otherwise, clears the given
- Return type
true if the given
option is enabled; otherwise, returns false.
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