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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)
XML Namespace:

public class CharacterMetrics
public class CharacterMetrics
public class CharacterMetrics
<CharacterMetrics .../>

The following graphic illustrates the relationship of the different character metrics properties supported by this class.

Relationship of character metric properties

Diagram of CharacterMetric measurements


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

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