How to: Set Font Attributes for the Windows Forms RichTextBox Control
The Windows Formscontrol has numerous options for formatting the text it displays. You can make the selected characters bold, underlined, or italic, using the property. You can also use this property to change the size and typeface of the selected characters. The property enables you to change the selected characters' color.
To change the appearance of characters
Set the SelectionFont property to an appropriate font.
To enable users to set the font family, size, and typeface in an application, you would typically use thecomponent. For an overview, see .
Set the SelectionColor property to an appropriate color.
To enable users to set the color in an application, you would typically use thecomponent. For an overview, see .
RichTextBox1.SelectionFont = New Font("Tahoma", 12, FontStyle.Bold) RichTextBox1.SelectionColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red
richTextBox1.SelectionFont = new Font("Tahoma", 12, FontStyle.Bold); richTextBox1.SelectionColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red;
richTextBox1->SelectionFont = gcnew System::Drawing::Font("Tahoma", 12, FontStyle::Bold); richTextBox1->SelectionColor = System::Drawing::Color::Red;
These properties only affect selected text, or, if no text is selected, the text that is typed at the current location of the insertion point. For information on selecting text programmatically, see TextBoxBase.Select Method.