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Control.FontFamily Property

Gets or sets the font family of the control. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

<BindableAttribute(True)> _
<LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.Font)> _
Public Property FontFamily As FontFamily
Dim instance As Control 
Dim value As FontFamily 

value = instance.FontFamily

instance.FontFamily = value
    <FontFamily .../>
<object FontFamily="FontFamily" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.FontFamily
A font family. The default is the system dialog font.

This property only affects a control whose template uses the FontFamily property as a parameter. On other controls, this property has no impact.

The following example shows how to set the font family property of a control.

<Button Name="btn2" FontFamily="Arial" 
Private Sub ChangeFontFamily(ByVal Sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)

    ffamily = btn2.FontFamily
    str = ffamily.ToString()
    If (str = ("Arial Black")) Then

        btn2.FontFamily = New FontFamily("Arial")
        btn2.Content = "FontFamily" 


        btn2.FontFamily = New FontFamily("Arial Black")
        btn2.Content = "Control font family changes from Arial to Arial Black." 

    End If 
End Sub

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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