The most high-profile and often-used form of report output is contained in the Print Preview form. The Print Preview
form is launched automatically when the Print method of report
component is called (and the
property has been set to
). The Print Preview form is pictured below.
The user can preview any page of the report from this form, zoom the page to different levels, and print the report to the printer.
While the Print Preview
form provided with
looks and performs like a truly professional user-interface should, you may want to customize it to emulate the look and feel of the rest of your application. This customizing can be done by creating a special form that descends from the
class and registering it as the
print preview form. This process is fully described in the tutorials of the