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IDWriteFontFace::GetMetrics method

Obtains design units and common metrics for the font face. These metrics are applicable to all the glyphs within a font face and are used by applications for layout calculations.

Syntax


virtual void GetMetrics(
  [out]  DWRITE_FONT_METRICS * fontFaceMetrics
) = 0;

Parameters

fontFaceMetrics [out]

Type: DWRITE_FONT_METRICS*

When this method returns, a DWRITE_FONT_METRICS structure that holds metrics (such as ascent, descent, or cap height) for the current font face element. The metrics returned by this function are in font design units.

Return value

This method does not return a value.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7, Windows Vista with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Vista [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Header

Dwrite.h

Library

Dwrite.lib

DLL

Dwrite.dll

See also

IDWriteFontFace

 

 

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