Font Constructor (String, Single, FontStyle)

Font Constructor (String, Single, FontStyle)


Initializes a new Font using a specified size and style.

Namespace:   System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public Font(
	string familyName,
	float emSize,
	FontStyle style


Type: System.String

A string representation of the FontFamily for the new Font.

Type: System.Single

The em-size, in points, of the new font.

Type: System.Drawing.FontStyle

The FontStyle of the new font.

Exception Condition

emSize is less than or equal to 0, evaluates to infinity, or is not a valid number.

The resulting font has its Unit property set to Point. Windows Forms applications support TrueType fonts and have limited support for OpenType fonts. If the familyName parameter specifies a font that is not installed on the machine running the application or is not supported, Microsoft Sans Serif will be substituted.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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