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Control.FontStyle Property

Gets or sets the font style.

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

public FontStyle FontStyle { get; set; }
/** @property */
public FontStyle get_FontStyle ()

/** @property */
public void set_FontStyle (FontStyle value)

public function get FontStyle () : FontStyle

public function set FontStyle (value : FontStyle)

<object FontStyle="FontStyle" .../>

Property Value

A FontStyles enumeration value. The default value is Normal.

Identifier Field


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

<Button Name="btn4" FontStyle="Normal" 

void ChangeFontStyle(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
    if (btn4.FontStyle == FontStyles.Italic)
        btn4.FontStyle = FontStyles.Normal;
        btn4.Content = "FontStyle";
        btn4.FontStyle = FontStyles.Italic;
        btn4.Content = "Control font style changes from Normal to Italic.";

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.

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Supported in: 3.0

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