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Typeface Class

Represents a combination of FontFamily, FontWeight, FontStyle, and FontStretch.

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

public class Typeface
You cannot directly create an instance of this class in XAML.

A typeface is a single variation of a font within the same font family. An example of a typeface is an italic version of the "Times New Roman" font family. Typeface defines the weight, style and stretching features of a font.

// Return the typeface collection for the fonts in the selected URI location.
System.Collections.Generic.ICollection<Typeface> typefaces = Fonts.GetTypefaces("file:///C:\\Windows\\Fonts\\#Georgia");

// Enumerate the typefaces in the collection. 
foreach (Typeface face in typefaces)
    // Separate the URI directory source info from the font family name.
    string[] familyName = face.FontFamily.Source.Split('#');

    // Add the font family name, weight, and style values to the typeface combo box.
    comboBoxTypeface.Items.Add(familyName[familyName.Length - 1] + " " + face.Weight + " " + face.Style);

comboBoxTypeface.SelectedIndex = 0;


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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0