Font Constructor (FontFamily, Single, FontStyle)

 

Initializes a new Font using a specified size and style.

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

public Font(
	FontFamily family,
	float emSize,
	FontStyle style
)

Parameters

family
Type: System.Drawing.FontFamily

The FontFamily of the new Font.

emSize
Type: System.Single

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

style
Type: System.Drawing.FontStyle

The FontStyle of the new font.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

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

ArgumentNullException

family is null.

The resulting font has its Unit property set to Point.

The following code example demonstrates how to set the Font property of a button to a new, bold-style Font. This example is designed to be used with a Windows Form that contains a button named Button1. Paste the following code into your form and associate the Button1_Click method with the button's Click event.

private void Button1_Click(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
    if (Button1.Font.Style != FontStyle.Bold)
            Button1.Font = new Font(FontFamily.GenericSansSerif,
            12.0F, FontStyle.Bold);
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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