Instance Property


The printing information associated with the document.


@property(copy) NSPrintInfo *printInfo;

Return Value

The receiver’s NSPrintInfo object.


The default value of this property is the default NSPrintInfo object. To customize the printing information, assign a new value to this property. The Page Layout panel may also update the object in this property to reflect the options selected by the user.

See Also

Printing Documents

- preparePageLayout:

Invoked by runModalPageLayoutWithPrintInfo: and runModalPageLayoutWithPrintInfo:delegate:didRunSelector:contextInfo: to do any customization of the Page Layout panel pageLayout, such as adding an accessory view.

- runModalPageLayoutWithPrintInfo:delegate:didRunSelector:contextInfo:

Runs the modal page layout panel with the receiver’s printing information object

- runModalPrintOperation:delegate:didRunSelector:contextInfo:

Runs the specified print operation modally.

- shouldChangePrintInfo:

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the receiver should allow changes to the default NSPrintInfo object used in printing the document.

- printOperationWithSettings:error:

Creates a print operation and returns it if successful.


A print operation that you can use to create a PDF representation of the document’s current contents.

- saveDocumentToPDF:

Exports a PDF representation of the document’s current contents.