FontStyle Enumeration
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FontStyle Enumeration


Specifies style information applied to text.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

public enum class FontStyle

Member nameDescription

Bold text.


Italic text.


Normal text.


Text with a line through the middle.


Underlined text.

The following code example demonstrates how to set the Font property of a button to a new bold-style font using the FontStyle enumeration. This example is designed to be used with Windows Forms. Create a form containing a button named Button1 and paste the following code into it. Associate the Button1_Click method with the button's Click event.

   void Button1_Click( System::Object^ /*sender*/, System::EventArgs^ /*e*/ )
      Button1->Font = gcnew System::Drawing::Font( FontFamily::GenericSansSerif,12.0F,FontStyle::Bold );

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