PrintHelper

class PrintHelper
kotlin.Any
   ↳ androidx.print.PrintHelper

Helper for printing bitmaps.

Summary

Nested classes
abstract

Callback for observing when a print operation is completed.

Constants
static Int

this is a color image (default)

static Int

this is a black and white image

static Int

Print the image in landscape orientation (default).

static Int

Print the image in portrait orientation.

static Int

image will fill the paper and be cropped (default)

static Int

image will be scaled but leave white space

Public constructors
<init>(context: Context)

Constructs the PrintHelper that can be used to print images.

Public methods
Unit
setScaleMode(scaleMode: Int)

Selects whether the image will fill the paper and be cropped #SCALE_MODE_FIT or whether the image will be scaled but leave white space #SCALE_MODE_FILL.

Unit
setOrientation(orientation: Int)

Sets whether the image will be printed in landscape #ORIENTATION_LANDSCAPE (default) or portrait #ORIENTATION_PORTRAIT.

Unit
setColorMode(colorMode: Int)

Sets whether the image will be printed in color (default) #COLOR_MODE_COLOR or in back and white #COLOR_MODE_MONOCHROME.

Int

Gets whether the image will be printed in landscape or portrait.

Unit
printBitmap(jobName: String, bitmap: Bitmap)

Prints a bitmap.

Unit

Prints a bitmap.

Unit
printBitmap(jobName: String, imageFile: Uri)

Prints an image located at the Uri.

Unit
printBitmap(jobName: String, imageFile: Uri, callback: PrintHelper.OnPrintFinishCallback?)

Prints an image located at the Uri.

Int

Returns the scale mode with which the image will fill the paper.

Int

Gets the color mode with which the image will be printed.

static Boolean

Gets whether the system supports printing.

Constants

COLOR_MODE_COLOR

static val COLOR_MODE_COLOR: Int

this is a color image (default)

Value: 2

COLOR_MODE_MONOCHROME

static val COLOR_MODE_MONOCHROME: Int

this is a black and white image

Value: 1

ORIENTATION_LANDSCAPE

static val ORIENTATION_LANDSCAPE: Int

Print the image in landscape orientation (default).

Value: 1

ORIENTATION_PORTRAIT

static val ORIENTATION_PORTRAIT: Int

Print the image in portrait orientation.

Value: 2

SCALE_MODE_FILL

static val SCALE_MODE_FILL: Int

image will fill the paper and be cropped (default)

Value: 2

SCALE_MODE_FIT

static val SCALE_MODE_FIT: Int

image will be scaled but leave white space

Value: 1

Public constructors

<init>

PrintHelper(context: Context)

Constructs the PrintHelper that can be used to print images.

Parameters
context Context: A context for accessing system resources.

Public methods

setScaleMode

fun setScaleMode(scaleMode: Int): Unit

Selects whether the image will fill the paper and be cropped #SCALE_MODE_FIT or whether the image will be scaled but leave white space #SCALE_MODE_FILL.

Parameters
scaleMode Int: #SCALE_MODE_FIT or #SCALE_MODE_FILL

setOrientation

fun setOrientation(orientation: Int): Unit

Sets whether the image will be printed in landscape #ORIENTATION_LANDSCAPE (default) or portrait #ORIENTATION_PORTRAIT.

Parameters
orientation Int: The page orientation which is one of #ORIENTATION_LANDSCAPE or #ORIENTATION_PORTRAIT.

setColorMode

fun setColorMode(colorMode: Int): Unit

Sets whether the image will be printed in color (default) #COLOR_MODE_COLOR or in back and white #COLOR_MODE_MONOCHROME.

Parameters
colorMode Int: The color mode which is one of #COLOR_MODE_COLOR and #COLOR_MODE_MONOCHROME.

getOrientation

fun getOrientation(): Int

Gets whether the image will be printed in landscape or portrait.

Return
Int: The page orientation which is one of #ORIENTATION_LANDSCAPE or #ORIENTATION_PORTRAIT.

printBitmap

fun printBitmap(jobName: String, bitmap: Bitmap): Unit

Prints a bitmap.

Parameters
jobName String: The print job name.
bitmap String: The bitmap to print.

printBitmap

fun printBitmap(jobName: String, bitmap: Bitmap, callback: PrintHelper.OnPrintFinishCallback?): Unit

Prints a bitmap.

Parameters
jobName String: The print job name.
bitmap String: The bitmap to print.
callback String: Optional callback to observe when printing is finished.

printBitmap

fun printBitmap(jobName: String, imageFile: Uri): Unit

Prints an image located at the Uri. Image types supported are those of android.graphics.BitmapFactory.decodeStream(java.io.InputStream)

Parameters
jobName String: The print job name.
imageFile String: The Uri pointing to an image to print.
Exceptions
FileNotFoundException if Uri is not pointing to a valid image.

printBitmap

fun printBitmap(jobName: String, imageFile: Uri, callback: PrintHelper.OnPrintFinishCallback?): Unit

Prints an image located at the Uri. Image types supported are those of android.graphics.BitmapFactory.decodeStream(java.io.InputStream)

Parameters
jobName String: The print job name.
imageFile String: The Uri pointing to an image to print.
callback String: Optional callback to observe when printing is finished.
Exceptions
FileNotFoundException if Uri is not pointing to a valid image.

getScaleMode

fun getScaleMode(): Int

Returns the scale mode with which the image will fill the paper.

Return
Int: The scale Mode: #SCALE_MODE_FIT or #SCALE_MODE_FILL

getColorMode

fun getColorMode(): Int

Gets the color mode with which the image will be printed.

Return
Int: The color mode which is one of #COLOR_MODE_COLOR and #COLOR_MODE_MONOCHROME.

systemSupportsPrint

static fun systemSupportsPrint(): Boolean

Gets whether the system supports printing.

Return
Boolean: True if printing is supported.