FlowDocument.Typography Property

Gets the currently effective typography variations for the text contents of the FlowDocument.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Documents
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public Typography Typography { get; }
You cannot set this property in XAML.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Documents.Typography
A Typography object that specifies the currently effective typography variations. For a list of default typography values, see Typography.

The Typography property is applicable only to OpenType fonts. A typography variant has no effect on fonts that do not support the variant. For more information on this topic, see Typography in Windows Presentation Foundation.

The following example shows how to set various typography variations with the Typography attribute of a FlowDocument element.

<FlowDocumentReader>
  <FlowDocument
    Typography.Capitals="SmallCaps"
    Typography.CapitalSpacing="True"
    Typography.CaseSensitiveForms="True"
    Typography.ContextualAlternates="False"
    Typography.ContextualLigatures="False"
    Typography.DiscretionaryLigatures="True"
    Typography.EastAsianExpertForms="True"
    Typography.EastAsianLanguage="Traditional"
    Typography.EastAsianWidths="Proportional"
    Typography.Fraction="Stacked"
    Typography.HistoricalForms="True"
    Typography.HistoricalLigatures="True"
    Typography.Kerning="False"
    Typography.MathematicalGreek="True"
    Typography.NumeralAlignment="Proportional"
    Typography.NumeralStyle="OldStyle"
    Typography.SlashedZero="True"
    Typography.StandardLigatures="False"
    Typography.Variants="Ruby"
  >
    <Paragraph Background="GhostWhite">
      This FlowDocument has numerous typography variations applied.
    </Paragraph>
  </FlowDocument>
</FlowDocumentReader>

The following example shows how to set various aspects of the Typography property programmatically.

FlowDocument flowDoc = new FlowDocument(new Paragraph(new Run("A bit of text content...")));

// Change various default typography variations.
flowDoc.Typography.Capitals               = FontCapitals.SmallCaps;
flowDoc.Typography.CapitalSpacing         = true;
flowDoc.Typography.CaseSensitiveForms     = true;
flowDoc.Typography.ContextualAlternates   = false;
flowDoc.Typography.ContextualLigatures    = false;
flowDoc.Typography.DiscretionaryLigatures = true;
flowDoc.Typography.EastAsianExpertForms   = true;
flowDoc.Typography.EastAsianLanguage      = FontEastAsianLanguage.Traditional;
flowDoc.Typography.EastAsianWidths        = FontEastAsianWidths.Proportional;
flowDoc.Typography.Fraction               = FontFraction.Stacked;
flowDoc.Typography.HistoricalForms        = true;
flowDoc.Typography.HistoricalLigatures    = true;
flowDoc.Typography.Kerning                = false;
flowDoc.Typography.MathematicalGreek      = true;
flowDoc.Typography.NumeralAlignment       = FontNumeralAlignment.Proportional;
flowDoc.Typography.NumeralStyle           = FontNumeralStyle.OldStyle;
flowDoc.Typography.SlashedZero            = true;
flowDoc.Typography.StandardLigatures      = false;
flowDoc.Typography.Variants               = FontVariants.Ruby;

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
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