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TextBlock.Typography Property

Gets the currently effective typography variations for the contents of this element.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property Typography As Typography

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Documents.Typography
A Typography object that specifies the currently effective typography variations. For a list of default typography values, see Typography.

The Typography property is applicable only to OpenType fonts. A typography variant has no effect on fonts that do not support the variant. For more information on this topic, see Typography in WPF.

The following example shows how to set the Typography attribute of a TextBlock element.

<TextBlock 
  Name="textBlock"

  Background="AntiqueWhite" 
  Foreground="Navy" 

  FontFamily="Century Gothic"
  FontSize="12"
  FontStretch="UltraExpanded"
  FontStyle="Italic"
  FontWeight="UltraBold"

  LineHeight="Auto"
  Padding="5,10,5,10"
  TextAlignment="Center"
  TextWrapping="Wrap"

  Typography.NumeralStyle="OldStyle"
  Typography.SlashedZero="True"
>
  <Run Background="LightGreen">Text run 1.</Run>
  <LineBreak/><Run Background="LightBlue">Text run 2.</Run>
  <LineBreak/><Run Background="LightYellow">Text run 3.</Run>
</TextBlock>

The following example shows how to set the Typography property programmatically.

			Dim textBlock As New TextBlock(New Run("A bit of text content..."))

			textBlock.Background = Brushes.AntiqueWhite
			textBlock.Foreground = Brushes.Navy

			textBlock.FontFamily = New FontFamily("Century Gothic")
			textBlock.FontSize = 12
			textBlock.FontStretch = FontStretches.UltraExpanded
			textBlock.FontStyle = FontStyles.Italic
			textBlock.FontWeight = FontWeights.UltraBold

			textBlock.LineHeight = Double.NaN
			textBlock.Padding = New Thickness(5, 10, 5, 10)
			textBlock.TextAlignment = TextAlignment.Center
			textBlock.TextWrapping = TextWrapping.Wrap

			textBlock.Typography.NumeralStyle = FontNumeralStyle.OldStyle
			textBlock.Typography.SlashedZero = True

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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