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Font.GetHashCode Method

Gets the hash code for this Font.

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

public override int GetHashCode()

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The hash code for this Font.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgs e, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code performs the following actions:

  • Creates a Font.

  • Gets the hash code for that font.

  • Displays a message box with the value of the hash code.

public void GetHashCode_Example(PaintEventArgs e)

    // Create a Font object.
    Font myFont = new Font("Arial", 16);

    // Get the hash code for myFont.
    int hashCode = myFont.GetHashCode();

    // Display the hash code in a message box.

.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.