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   25   
   26   package java.awt;
   27   
   28   /**
   29    * An abstract class which initiates and executes a print job.
   30    * It provides access to a print graphics object which renders
   31    * to an appropriate print device.
   32    *
   33    * @see Toolkit#getPrintJob
   34    *
   35    * @author      Amy Fowler
   36    */
   37   public abstract class PrintJob {
   38   
   39       /**
   40        * Gets a Graphics object that will draw to the next page.
   41        * The page is sent to the printer when the graphics
   42        * object is disposed.  This graphics object will also implement
   43        * the PrintGraphics interface.
   44        * @see PrintGraphics
   45        */
   46       public abstract Graphics getGraphics();
   47   
   48       /**
   49        * Returns the dimensions of the page in pixels.
   50        * The resolution of the page is chosen so that it
   51        * is similar to the screen resolution.
   52        */
   53       public abstract Dimension getPageDimension();
   54   
   55       /**
   56        * Returns the resolution of the page in pixels per inch.
   57        * Note that this doesn't have to correspond to the physical
   58        * resolution of the printer.
   59        */
   60       public abstract int getPageResolution();
   61   
   62       /**
   63        * Returns true if the last page will be printed first.
   64        */
   65       public abstract boolean lastPageFirst();
   66   
   67       /**
   68        * Ends the print job and does any necessary cleanup.
   69        */
   70       public abstract void end();
   71   
   72       /**
   73        * Ends this print job once it is no longer referenced.
   74        * @see #end
   75        */
   76       public void finalize() {
   77           end();
   78       }
   79   
   80   }

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