Module java.desktop

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
  • Interface Summary  
    InterfaceDescription
    Pageable
    The Pageable implementation represents a set of pages to be printed.
    Printable
    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.
    PrinterGraphics
    The PrinterGraphics interface is implemented by Graphics objects that are passed to Printable objects to render a page.
  • Class Summary  
    ClassDescription
    Book
    The Book class provides a representation of a document in which pages may have different page formats and page painters.
    PageFormat
    The PageFormat class describes the size and orientation of a page to be printed.
    Paper
    The Paper class describes the physical characteristics of a piece of paper.
    PrinterJob
    The PrinterJob class is the principal class that controls printing.
  • Exception Summary  
    ExceptionDescription
    PrinterAbortException
    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.
    PrinterException
    The PrinterException class and its subclasses are used to indicate that an exceptional condition has occurred in the print system.
    PrinterIOException
    The PrinterIOException class is a subclass of PrinterException and is used to indicate that an IO error of some sort has occurred while printing.