SystemFonts.DialogFont Property

 
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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.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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