PrivateFontCollection.AddFontFile Method (String)


Adds a font from the specified file to this PrivateFontCollection.

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

public void AddFontFile(
	string filename


Type: System.String

A String that contains the file name of the font to add.

Exception Condition

The specified font is not supported or the font file cannot be found.

Windows Forms applications support TrueType fonts and have limited support for OpenType fonts. If you try to use a font that is not supported, such as an unsupported OpenType font or a Bitmap font, an exception will occur. The AddFontFile is not supported on operating systems before Windows 2000. When using a private font on operating systems before Windows 2000, the default font, typically Microsoft Sans Serif, will be substituted.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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