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Awadhendra Tiwari

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Posted on    August-24-2011 1:07 AM

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I am implementing a Font Dialog Box application.
I have created 3 list boxes for font family,font style & font size & a text box to display the formatted text.
I have done the coding to get all the font families & to apply them in the text box in the following code:

private void listBox1_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
Font f = new Font(listBox1.SelectedItem.ToString(),24);
textBox1.Font = f;
}

private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
InstalledFontCollection ifc = new InstalledFontCollection();
IEnumerator ie;
ie = ifc.Families.GetEnumerator();
while (ie.MoveNext())
{
listBox1.Items.Add(ie.Current.ToString().Substring(18).TrimEnd(']'));
}

But I am not able to get the system font styles & font sizes to the listbox1 & listbox2
please help me.
Thanks.


James Smith

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Points:336
Posted on    August-24-2011 6:22 AM

Hi awadhendra,
You can write following line of code to get all system installed fonts.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Drawing.Text;

namespace ConsoleApplication1
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            InstalledFontCollection fonts = new InstalledFontCollection();
            for (int i = 0; i < fonts.Families.Length; i++)
            {
                Console.WriteLine(fonts.Families[i].Name);
            }
        }
    }
}

Manoj Bhatt
Manoj Bhatt

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Posted on    September-29-2011 3:52 AM

Thanks James.

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