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FontDialog.Font Property

Gets or sets the selected font.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public Font Font { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Font get_Font ()

/** @property */
public void set_Font (Font value)

public function get Font () : Font

public function set Font (value : Font)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The selected font.

The following code example uses ShowDialog to display a FontDialog. This code requires that a Form has already been created with a TextBox and button placed on it. It also requires that the fontDialog1 has been created. The Font contains the size information but not the color information.

private void button1_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
    fontDialog1.ShowColor = true;

    fontDialog1.Font = textBox1.Font;
    fontDialog1.Color = textBox1.ForeColor;

    if(fontDialog1.ShowDialog() != DialogResult.Cancel )
       textBox1.Font = fontDialog1.Font ;
       textBox1.ForeColor = fontDialog1.Color;

protected void button1_Click(Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
    if (!(fontDialog1.ShowDialog().Equals(get_DialogResult().Cancel))) {
} //button1_Click

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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0