IDWriteFont::GetMetrics method

Obtains design units and common metrics for the font face. These metrics are applicable to all the glyphs within a font face and are used by applications for layout calculations.

Syntax


virtual void GetMetrics(
  [out]  DWRITE_FONT_METRICS * fontMetrics
) = 0;

Parameters

fontMetrics [out]

Type: DWRITE_FONT_METRICS*

When this method returns, contains a structure that has font metrics for the current font face. The metrics returned by this function are in font design units.

Return value

This method does not return a value.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7, Windows Vista with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Vista [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Header

Dwrite.h

Library

Dwrite.lib

DLL

Dwrite.dll

See also

IDWriteFont

 

 

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