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FontFamily.GetFamilies Method

Note: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is Families.

Returns an array that contains all the FontFamily objects available for the specified graphics context.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("Do not use method GetFamilies, use property Families instead")]
public static FontFamily[] GetFamilies(
	Graphics graphics


Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

The Graphics object from which to return FontFamily objects.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.FontFamily[]
An array of FontFamily objects available for the specified Graphics object.


graphics isnull.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.6
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4

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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