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FontStretches Class

Provides a set of static predefined FontStretch values.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public static class FontStretches
public final class FontStretches
public final class FontStretches
You cannot use this managed class in XAML.

A font stretch describes the degree to which a font form is stretched from its normal aspect ratio, which is the original width to height ratio specified for the glyphs in the font.

An example of Normal and Condensed font stretches for the "Rockwell Bold" typeface


Text displayed with different font stretches

The FontStretches values correspond to the usWidthClass definition in the OpenType specification. The usWidthClass represents an integer value between 1 and 9—lower values indicate narrower widths; higher values indicate wider widths.

Font stretch

usWidthClass

% of normal

UltraCondensed

1

50.0%

ExtraCondensed

2

62.5%

Condensed

3

75.0%

SemiCondensed

4

87.5%

Normal

5

100.0%

Medium

5

100.0%

SemiExpanded

6

112.5%

Expanded

7

125.0%

ExtraExpanded

8

150.0%

UltraExpanded

9

200.0%

For more information on the OpenType usWidthClass value, see the "Font File Tables" section of the OpenType specification.

System.Object
  System.Windows.FontStretches
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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