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Control.FontFamily Property

Gets or sets the font family of the control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

'Declaration
<BindableAttribute(True)> _
<LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.Font)> _
Public Property FontFamily As FontFamily
<object>
  <object.FontFamily>
    <FontFamily .../>
  </object.FontFamily>
</object>
<object FontFamily="FontFamily" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.FontFamily
A font family. The default is the system dialog font.

This property only affects a control whose template uses the FontFamily property as a parameter. On other controls, this property has no impact.

The following example shows how to set the font family property of a control.

<Button Name="btn2" FontFamily="Arial" 
        Click="ChangeFontFamily">
  FontFamily
</Button>
Private Sub ChangeFontFamily(ByVal Sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)

    ffamily = btn2.FontFamily
    str = ffamily.ToString()
    If (str = ("Arial Black")) Then

        btn2.FontFamily = New FontFamily("Arial")
        btn2.Content = "FontFamily" 

    Else

        btn2.FontFamily = New FontFamily("Arial Black")
        btn2.Content = "Control font family changes from Arial to Arial Black." 

    End If 
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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