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Font.FromLogFont Method (Object, IntPtr)

Creates a Font from the specified GDI logical font (LOGFONT) structure.

Namespace:  System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public static Font FromLogFont(
	Object lf,
	IntPtr hdc


Type: System.Object

An Object that represents the GDI LOGFONT structure from which to create the Font.

Type: System.IntPtr

A handle to a device context that contains additional information about the lf structure.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Font
The Font that this method creates.


The font is not a TrueType font.

A GDI LOGFONT, or logical font, is a structure that contains 14 properties that describe a particular font. For more information, see "The Logical Font" in the Windows Development documentation at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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