Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.awt.print
Class Paper

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.awt.print.Paper
All Implemented Interfaces:
Cloneable

public class Paper
extends Object
implements Cloneable

The Paper class describes the physical characteristics of a piece of paper.

When creating a Paper object, it is the application's responsibility to ensure that the paper size and the imageable area are compatible. For example, if the paper size is changed from 11 x 17 to 8.5 x 11, the application might need to reduce the imageable area so that whatever is printed fits on the page.

See Also:
setSize(double, double), setImageableArea(double, double, double, double)

Constructor Summary
Paper()
          Creates a letter sized piece of paper with one inch margins.
 
Method Summary
 Object clone()
          Creates a copy of this Paper with the same contents as this Paper.
 double getHeight()
          Returns the height of the page in 1/72nds of an inch.
 double getImageableHeight()
          Returns the height of this Paper object's imageable area.
 double getImageableWidth()
          Returns the width of this Paper object's imageable area.
 double getImageableX()
          Returns the x coordinate of the upper-left corner of this Paper object's imageable area.
 double getImageableY()
          Returns the y coordinate of the upper-left corner of this Paper object's imageable area.
 double getWidth()
          Returns the width of the page in 1/72nds of an inch.
 void setImageableArea(double x, double y, double width, double height)
          Sets the imageable area of this Paper.
 void setSize(double width, double height)
          Sets the width and height of this Paper object, which represents the properties of the page onto which printing occurs.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

Paper

public Paper()
Creates a letter sized piece of paper with one inch margins.

Method Detail

clone

public Object clone()
Creates a copy of this Paper with the same contents as this Paper.

Overrides:
clone in class Object
Returns:
a copy of this Paper.
See Also:
Cloneable

getHeight

public double getHeight()
Returns the height of the page in 1/72nds of an inch.

Returns:
the height of the page described by this Paper.

setSize

public void setSize(double width,
                    double height)
Sets the width and height of this Paper object, which represents the properties of the page onto which printing occurs. The dimensions are supplied in 1/72nds of an inch.

Parameters:
width - the value to which to set this Paper object's width
height - the value to which to set this Paper object's height

getWidth

public double getWidth()
Returns the width of the page in 1/72nds of an inch.

Returns:
the width of the page described by this Paper.

setImageableArea

public void setImageableArea(double x,
                             double y,
                             double width,
                             double height)
Sets the imageable area of this Paper. The imageable area is the area on the page in which printing occurs.

Parameters:
x - the X coordinate to which to set the upper-left corner of the imageable area of this Paper
y - the Y coordinate to which to set the upper-left corner of the imageable area of this Paper
width - the value to which to set the width of the imageable area of this Paper
height - the value to which to set the height of the imageable area of this Paper

getImageableX

public double getImageableX()
Returns the x coordinate of the upper-left corner of this Paper object's imageable area.

Returns:
the x coordinate of the imageable area.

getImageableY

public double getImageableY()
Returns the y coordinate of the upper-left corner of this Paper object's imageable area.

Returns:
the y coordinate of the imageable area.

getImageableWidth

public double getImageableWidth()
Returns the width of this Paper object's imageable area.

Returns:
the width of the imageable area.

getImageableHeight

public double getImageableHeight()
Returns the height of this Paper object's imageable area.

Returns:
the height of the imageable area.

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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