GdPicture14 Namespace / GdPictureImaging Class / PrintGetCollate Method

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PrintGetCollate Method (GdPictureImaging)
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Returns the printer collate setting of the active printer. This property determines, whether the printed document is collated.

true will print a complete copy of the document before the first page of the next copy is printed. false will print each page by the number of copies specified before printing the next page.

Public Function PrintGetCollate() As Boolean
public bool PrintGetCollate()
public function PrintGetCollate(): Boolean; 
public function PrintGetCollate() : boolean;
public: bool PrintGetCollate(); 
bool PrintGetCollate(); 

Return Value

The value of the printer collate setting. true if the printed document is collated when printing, otherwise false.
It is recommend to use the GetStat method or the PrintGetStat method to identify the specific reason for the method's failure, if any.

Please note that collating is only performed when the number of copies is greater than 1.

Just to remind you that the active printer is the printer identified by the PrintGetActivePrinter method or set by the PrintSetActivePrinter method and it is dedicated to executing all subsequent print jobs using this class as well as utilizing all by you altered printer settings.

Showing basic printer settings on the screen.
using (GdPictureImaging gdpictureImaging = new GdPictureImaging())
    Console.WriteLine("Printer settings information:");
    Console.WriteLine("Image aligment: {0}", gdpictureImaging.PrintGetAlignment().ToString());
    Console.WriteLine("Number of copies: {0}", gdpictureImaging.PrintGetCopies().ToString());
    Console.WriteLine("Duplex mode: {0}", gdpictureImaging.PrintGetDuplexMode().ToString());
    Console.WriteLine("Will be printed document collated?: {0}", gdpictureImaging.PrintGetCollate().ToString());
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