FromLogFont Method (Object, IntPtr)
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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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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