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SystemFonts.DialogFont Property

Gets a font that applications can use for dialog boxes and forms.

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

public static Font DialogFont { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Font
A Font that can be used for dialog boxes and forms, depending on the operating system and local culture setting of the system.

If the operating system is Windows 2000 or Windows XP, the DialogFont property returns Tahoma, 8 point. Otherwise, DialogFont returns the value of the DefaultFont property. The Font returned by DialogFont does not change when the user is in High Contrast mode. For a font that changes when the user is in High Contrast mode use another system font such as IconTitleFont.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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