FontFamily.IsStyleAvailable Method (FontStyle)


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Indicates whether the specified FontStyle enumeration is available.

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

public bool IsStyleAvailable(
	FontStyle style


Type: System.Drawing.FontStyle

The FontStyle to test.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the specified FontStyle is available; otherwise, false.

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

  • Creates a FontFamily.

  • Tests whether the font family is available in an italic font.

  • If it is, draws text to the screen.

public void IsStyleAvailable_Example(PaintEventArgs e)
    // Create a FontFamily object.
    FontFamily myFontFamily = new FontFamily("Arial");

    // Test whether myFontFamily is available in Italic.

        // Create a Font object using myFontFamily.
        Font familyFont = new Font(myFontFamily, 16, FontStyle.Italic);

        // Use familyFont to draw text to the screen.
            myFontFamily.Name + " is available in Italic",
            new PointF(0, 0));

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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