Module java.desktop

Package java.awt.print


package java.awt.print
Provides classes and interfaces for a general printing API. The API includes such features as:
  • the ability to specify document types
  • mechanisms for control of page setup and page formats
  • the ability to manage job control dialogs
Since:
1.2
  • Related Packages
    Package
    Description
    Contains all of the classes for creating user interfaces and for painting graphics and images.
  • Interface Summary
    Interface
    Description
    The Pageable implementation represents a set of pages to be printed.
    The Printable interface is implemented by the print methods of the current page painter, which is called by the printing system to render a page.
    The PrinterGraphics interface is implemented by Graphics objects that are passed to Printable objects to render a page.
  • Class Summary
    Class
    Description
    The Book class provides a representation of a document in which pages may have different page formats and page painters.
    The PageFormat class describes the size and orientation of a page to be printed.
    The Paper class describes the physical characteristics of a piece of paper.
    The PrinterJob class is the principal class that controls printing.
  • Exception Summary
    Exception
    Description
    The PrinterAbortException class is a subclass of PrinterException and is used to indicate that a user or application has terminated the print job while it was in the process of printing.
    The PrinterException class and its subclasses are used to indicate that an exceptional condition has occurred in the print system.
    The PrinterIOException class is a subclass of PrinterException and is used to indicate that an IO error of some sort has occurred while printing.