Glyphs.Indices Property

Updated: July 2010

Gets or sets a collection of glyph specifications that represents the Glyphs object.

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

public string Indices { get; set; }
<object Indices="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.String
A collection of glyph specifications that represents the Glyphs object.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true

AffectsMeasure, AffectsRender

A sequence of glyphs forms a single cluster. The specification of the first glyph in the cluster is preceded by a specification of how many glyphs and how many code points combine to form the cluster. The Indices property collects in one string the following properties.

  • Glyph indices

  • Glyph advance widths

  • Combining glyph attachment vectors

  • Cluster mapping from code points to glyphs

  • Glyph flags

Each glyph specification has the following form.


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




July 2010

Added information on how to format the string to set the property.

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