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Typography.ContextualSwashes Property

Gets or sets a value that specifies the index of a contextual swashes form.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Documents
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation
public int ContextualSwashes { get; set; }
<object Typography.ContextualSwashes="int"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The index of the standard swashes form. The default value is 0 (zero).

This property gets or sets a value on the object that owns a Typography property, which is the only way to access a Typography class instance. In addition, this property supports an attached property usage so that it can be set on text-containing objects in XAML.

Certain combinations of swash glyphs can cause an unattractive appearance, such as overlapping descenders on adjacent letters. Using a contextual swash allows you to use a substitute swash glyph that produces a better appearance. The following text shows the same word before and after a contextual swash is applied.

Example of a contextual swash

Text using OpenType contextual swashes

The following code example shows how to define a contextual swash for the Pescadero font, using the ContextualSwashes property.

<Paragraph FontFamily="Pescadero" Typography.StandardSwashes="1">
  Lyon <Run Typography.ContextualSwashes="1">L</Run>yon
</Paragraph>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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