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TextElement.FontStretch Property

Gets or sets the font-stretching characteristics for the content in this element.

Namespace: System.Windows.Documents
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public FontStretch FontStretch { get; set; }
/** @property */
public FontStretch get_FontStretch ()

/** @property */
public void set_FontStretch (FontStretch value)

public function get FontStretch () : FontStretch

public function set FontStretch (value : FontStretch)

<object FontStretch="FontStretch" .../>

Property Value

A member of the FontStretch class specifying the desired font-stretching characteristics to use. The default value is Normal.

The following example shows how to set the FontStretch attribute, using Paragraph as the example element.

<Paragraph
  FontFamily="Century Gothic, Courier New"  
  FontSize="16"
  FontStretch="UltraExpanded"
  FontStyle="Italic"
  FontWeight="DemiBold"
>
  <Run>
    This text will use the Century Gothic font (if available), with fallback to Courier New.  It 
    will render with a font size of 16 points in ultra-expanded demi-bold italic.
  </Run>
</Paragraph>

The following figure shows how this example renders.

Screenshot: Text with text properties set

The following example shows how to set the FontStretch property programmatically.

Run run = new Run(
    "This text will use the Century Gothic font (if available), with fallback to Courier New."
    + "It will render with a font size of 16 points in ultra-expanded demi-bold italic.");
Paragraph par = new Paragraph(run);

par.FontFamily = new FontFamily("Century Gothic, Courier New");
par.FontSize = 16;
par.FontStretch = FontStretches.UltraExpanded;
par.FontStyle = FontStyles.Italic;
par.FontWeight = FontWeights.DemiBold;

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The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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