Font.FromLogFont Method (Object, IntPtr)


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Creates a Font from the specified GDI logical font (LOGFONT) structure.

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

public static Font FromLogFont(
	object lf,
	IntPtr hdc


Type: System.Object

An Object that represents the GDI LOGFONT structure from which to create the Font.

Type: System.IntPtr

A handle to a device context that contains additional information about the lf structure.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Font

The Font that this method creates.

Exception Condition

The font is not a TrueType font.

A GDI LOGFONT, or logical font, is a structure that contains 14 properties that describe a particular font. For more information, see "The Logical Font" in the Windows Development documentation at


for access to unmanaged code. Related enumeration: UnmanagedCode

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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