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Typography.HistoricalForms Property

Gets or sets a value that determines whether historical forms are enabled.

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

public:
property bool HistoricalForms {
	bool get ();
	void set (bool value);
}
/** @property */
public boolean get_HistoricalForms ()

/** @property */
public void set_HistoricalForms (boolean value)

public function get HistoricalForms () : boolean

public function set HistoricalForms (value : boolean)

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

true if historical forms are enabled; otherwise, false. The default value is false.

Historical forms are typographic conventions that were common in the past. The following text displays the phrase, "Boston, Massachusetts", using an historical form of glyphs for the Palatino Linotype font.

Example of historical forms


Text using OpenType historical forms

The following code example shows how to define historical forms for the Palatino Linotype font, using the HistoricalForms property.

<Paragraph FontFamily="Palatino Linotype">
  <Run Typography.HistoricalForms="True">Boston, Massachusetts</Run>
</Paragraph>

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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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