VisualStyleRenderer.GetFont Method (IDeviceContext, FontProperty)


Returns the value of the specified font property for the current visual style element.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms.VisualStyles
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public Font GetFont(
	IDeviceContext dc,
	FontProperty prop


Type: System.Drawing.IDeviceContext

The IDeviceContext this operation will use.

Type: System.Windows.Forms.VisualStyles.FontProperty

One of the FontProperty values that specifies which property value to retrieve for the current visual style element.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Font

A Font that contains the value of the property specified by the prop parameter for the current visual style element.

Exception Condition

dc is null.


prop is not one of the FontProperty values.

Visual styles use a set of font values to describe some properties of the elements defined by a style. These properties are encapsulated by the FontProperty values.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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