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Control.FontFamily Property

Gets or sets the name of the specified font.

Namespace: System.Windows.Controls
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:

<BindableAttribute(True)> _
<LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.Font)> _
Public Property FontFamily As FontFamily
Dim instance As Control
Dim value As FontFamily

value = instance.FontFamily

instance.FontFamily = value
/** @property */
public FontFamily get_FontFamily ()

/** @property */
public void set_FontFamily (FontFamily value)

public function get FontFamily () : FontFamily

public function set FontFamily (value : FontFamily)

    <FontFamily .../>
<object FontFamily="FontFamily" .../>

Property Value

A font family. The default value is the system dialog font.

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

<Button Name="btn2" FontFamily="Arial" 

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"


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

    End If
End Sub

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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