Instance Method


Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether the document allows changes to the default printing information.


- (BOOL)shouldChangePrintInfo:(NSPrintInfo *)newPrintInfo;



The NSPrintInfo object that is the result of the user approving the page layout panel presented by runPageLayout:.

Return Value

YES by default; subclasses can override this method to return NO.


This method is invoked by the runPageLayout: method, which sets a new NSPrintInfoobject for the document only if this method returns YES.

See Also

Printing the Document


The printing information associated with the document.

- preparePageLayout:

Adds document-specific content to the Page Layout panel.

- 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.

- printDocumentWithSettings:showPrintPanel:delegate:didPrintSelector:contextInfo:

Prints the document's contents, optionally displaying a print panel to the user.

- printOperationWithSettings:error:

Creates and returns a print operation for the document's contents.


A print operation 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.