[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]
Provides a set of predefined font styles as static property values.
Assembly: System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.
Thetype exposes the following members.
A font style refers to the slant of a font. Windows Phone implements Italic or Normal.
FontStyles Static Property Names
The characters in an italic font are truly slanted and appear as they were designed.
The characters in a normal, or roman, font are upright.
Windows Phone does not support an Oblique value.
For more information on XAML usage, see FontStyle. FontStyle is the value type for Windows Phone properties or attributes that specify a font style value, but you must use static properties of to provide a FontStyle value. In XAML, you specify the name of a property as the attribute value. This functionality is enabled by native XAML parsing behavior that processes the string value.