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Typography.Variants Property

Gets or sets a FontVariants enumerated value that indicates a variation of the standard typographic form to be used.

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

public FontVariants Variants { get; set; }
/** @property */
public FontVariants get_Variants ()

/** @property */
public void set_Variants (FontVariants value)

public function get Variants () : FontVariants

public function set Variants (value : FontVariants)

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

A FontVariants enumerated value. The default value is Normal.

Variants are similar to superscript or subscript font forms. It is possible for a font form to contain differing glyph sets between superscript and the ordinal form, or between subscript and inferior forms. The Variants property allows you to set superscript and subscript values for an OpenType font.

The following text displays superscripts for the Palatino Linotype font.

Example of superscripts


Text using OpenType superscripts

The following code example shows how to define superscripts for the Palatino Linotype font, using the Variants property.

<Paragraph FontFamily="Palatino Linotype">
  2<Run Typography.Variants="Superscript">3</Run>
  14<Run Typography.Variants="Superscript">th</Run>
</Paragraph>

The following text displays subscripts for the Palatino Linotype font.

Example of subscripts


Text using OpenType subscripts

The following code example shows how to define subscripts for the Palatino Linotype font, using the Variants property.

<Paragraph FontFamily="Palatino Linotype">
  H<Run Typography.Variants="Subscript">2</Run>O
  Footnote<Run Typography.Variants="Subscript">4</Run>
</Paragraph>

Fonts that do not support variants may have an algorithmic approximation of the font form.

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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