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CharacterMetrics Class

Represents the metrics used to lay out a character in a device font.


Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public class CharacterMetrics
<CharacterMetrics .../>

The CharacterMetrics type exposes the following members.

Public methodCharacterMetrics()Initializes a new instance of the CharacterMetrics class.
Public methodCharacterMetrics(String)Initializes a new instance of the CharacterMetrics class by specifying the metrics as a string.

Public propertyBaselineGets the baseline value for the character.
Public propertyBlackBoxHeightGets the height of the black box for the character.
Public propertyBlackBoxWidthGets the width of the black box for the character.
Public propertyBottomSideBearingGets the recommended white space below the black box.
Public propertyLeftSideBearingGets the recommended white space to the left of the black box.
Public propertyMetricsGets or sets a comma-delimited string representing metric values.
Public propertyRightSideBearingGets the recommended white space to the right of the black box.
Public propertyTopSideBearingGets the recommended white space above the black box.

Public methodEqualsDetermines whether the specified CharacterMetrics object is equal to the current CharacterMetrics object. (Overrides Object.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeCreates a hash code from the metric values of the CharacterMetrics object. (Overrides Object.GetHashCode().)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.