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FontFamily Constructor (String, FontCollection)

Initializes a new FontFamily in the specified FontCollection with the specified name.

Namespace:  System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public FontFamily(
	string name,
	FontCollection fontCollection


Type: System.String

A String that represents the name of the new FontFamily.

Type: System.Drawing.Text.FontCollection

The FontCollection that contains this FontFamily.


name is an empty string ("").


name specifies a font that is not installed on the computer running the application.


name specifies a font that is not a TrueType font.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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