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Control.FontStretch Property

Gets or sets the degree to which a font is condensed or expanded on the screen.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation
[BindableAttribute(true)]
public FontStretch FontStretch { get; set; }
<object FontStretch="FontStretch" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.FontStretch
A FontStretch value. The default is FontStretches.Normal.

This property only affects a control whose template uses the FontStretch property as a parameter. On other controls, this property has no impact.

The following example shows how to set the font stretch property of a control. For possible stretch values, see FontStretches.

<Button Name="btn10" FontStretch ="Condensed" 
        Click="ChangeFontStretch" TabIndex="3">
  FontStretch
</Button>
void ChangeFontStretch(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    if (btn10.FontStretch == FontStretches.Condensed)
    {
        btn10.FontStretch = FontStretches.Normal;
        btn10.Content = "Control FontStretch changes from Condensed to Normal.";

    }
    else
    {
        btn10.FontStretch = FontStretches.Condensed;
        btn10.Content = "FontStretch";
    }
}

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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