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SystemFonts.DialogFont Property

Gets a font that applications can use for dialog boxes and forms.

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

public static Font DialogFont { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Font
A Font that can be used for dialog boxes and forms, depending on the operating system and local culture setting of the system.

If the operating system is Windows 2000 or Windows XP, the DialogFont property returns Tahoma, 8 point. Otherwise, DialogFont returns the value of the DefaultFont property. The Font returned by DialogFont does not change when the user is in High Contrast mode. For a font that changes when the user is in High Contrast mode use another system font such as IconTitleFont.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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