create new custom setting to printing window RRS feed

  • Question

  • Heloo guys.

    I'm looking at this quickstart http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh761450.aspx which shows how to add a custom list setting to the print window. I've noticed that I can add a "text" setting by using the createTextOption method and I'll get an input text box in the print windows.

    Now the question: Is there any chance to create a new entry which uses a different input type for entering the values? For instance, can I create a custom setting which looks like the one that is shown for the number of copies? I've noticed that the PrintCustomTextOptionsDetail class has a type property, but it seems to be read only and I haven't found any method which is able to change the value of that property.

    so, any ideas on how I can add a new definition entry which looks like the number of pages field presented to the user? thanks.

    Luis Abreu

    Friday, May 18, 2012 2:05 PM

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  • So you want a text box and then static text next to it?

    Jeff Sanders (MSFT)

    Monday, May 21, 2012 3:10 PM
  • Hello Jeff,

    Not really. I want to specify a different type of data. For instance, how can I get a number textbox (with the+/- for incrementing/decrementing) like the one show for printing?

    As I said, I've noticed there's a property type of the PrintCustomTextOptionsDetails class, but it seems like there's no way to set that property...

    Luis Abreu

    Monday, May 21, 2012 6:07 PM
  • Hi Luis

    What you see is what you get my friend.  There are no hidden methods or properties to create a unique or custom control experience there.


    Jeff Sanders (MSFT)

    Tuesday, May 22, 2012 5:58 PM
  • Ok Jeff.

    then, last question: does that mean there's no way for me to  reproduce the same box which is used for letting the user pick the number of copies?

    Luis Abreu

    Tuesday, May 22, 2012 10:51 PM