Class MediaSize is a two-dimensional size valued printing attribute class that indicates the dimensions of the medium in a portrait orientation, with the X dimension running along the bottom edge and the Y dimension running along the left edge. Thus, the Y dimension must be greater than or equal to the X dimension. Class MediaSize declares many standard media size values, organized into nested classes for ISO, JIS, North American, engineering, and other media.
MediaSize is not yet used to specify media. Its current role is
as a mapping for named media (see
Clients can use the mapping method
to find the physical dimensions of the MediaSizeName instances
enumerated in this API. This is useful for clients which need this
information to format & paginate printing.