Printing from web applications has often been problematic in the past. A user would have to print from the browser and see a replica of the screen with odd page breaks and formatting. Now with Flex you have the power to build containers and components that will print exactly as you would like and do not have to be visible on the screen display at any time. The printed output does not have to be related to the screen display in any way.
Two classes are key to implementing this functionality:
The basic process for printing in Flex is as follows: