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Control.FontSize Property

Gets or sets the font size.

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

[BindableAttribute(true)] 
[LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.None)] 
[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(FontSizeConverter))] 
public double FontSize { get; set; }
/** @property */
public double get_FontSize ()

/** @property */
public void set_FontSize (double value)

public function get FontSize () : double

public function set FontSize (value : double)

<object FontSize="double"/>
- or –
<object FontSize ="qualifiedDouble"/>
 double   Double  A string representation of a Double value. This is interpreted as a device-independent unit (1/96th inch) measurement. Strings need not explicitly include decimal points. For example, a value of 1 is acceptable. The same Double range restrictions that are mentioned in the Property Value section apply here.  qualifiedDouble  A double value as previously described that is followed by one of these unit declaration strings: px, in, cm, pt.  px (default) is device-independent units (1/96th inch per unit)  in is inches; 1in==96px  cm is centimeters; 1cm==(96/2.54) px  pt is points; 1pt==(96/72) px  Note   In many cases a double may be set to Auto but a Control.FontSize does not render if set to Auto. 

Property Value

A font size. The default value is the system dialog font size. The font size must be a positive number and in the range of the MessageFontSize.

Identifier Field

FontSizeProperty

Metadata Flags

None

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

The following example shows how to set the font size property of a control.

<Button Name="btn3" FontSize="10.0" 
        Click="ChangeFontSize">
  FontSize
</Button>

void ChangeFontSize(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    fsize = btn3.FontSize;
    if (fsize == 16.0)
    {
        btn3.FontSize = 10.0;
        btn3.Content = "FontSize";
    }
    else
    {
        btn3.FontSize = 16.0;
        btn3.Content = "Control font size changes from 10 to 16.";
    }
}

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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