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System.Drawing.Text Namespace

The System.Drawing.Text namespace provides advanced GDI+ typography functionality. Basic graphics functionality is provided by the System.Drawing namespace. The classes in this namespace allow users to create and use collections of fonts.

Namespace hierarchy

Classes

Class Description
FontCollection Base class for installed and private font collections. Provides a method to get a list of the font families contained in the collection. For additional information on fonts and text, including example code, see Fonts and Text in the Using GDI+ Managed Classes section of these documents.
InstalledFontCollection Represents the fonts installed on the system. This class cannot be inherited. For additional information on fonts and text, including example code, see Fonts and Text in the Using GDI+ Managed Classes section of these documents.
PrivateFontCollection A collection of font families built from font files that are provided by the client application. For additional information on fonts and text, including example code, see Fonts and Text in the Using GDI+ Managed Classes section of these documents.

Enumerations

Enumeration Description
GenericFontFamilies Specifies a generic FontFamily object.
HotkeyPrefix Specifies the type of display for hot-key prefixes that relate to text.
TextRenderingHint Specifies the quality of text rendering.

See Also

.NET Framework Class Library

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