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Typeface.IsBoldSimulated Property

Determines whether to simulate a bold weight for the glyphs represented by the Typeface.

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

public bool IsBoldSimulated { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if bold simulation is used for glyphs; otherwise, false.

A Typeface can simulate a bold weight by stretching a glyph. A non-simulated bold typeface is typically designed to have a better visual appearance than a simulated bold typeface.

.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.