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AppearanceObject.Font Property

Gets or sets the font used to paint the text.

Namespace:DevExpress.Utils
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Font
A System.Drawing.Font object specifying the font used to display the contents of elements.

Expanded Remarks

Setting the Font property to the control's default font which is currently used by the user's operating system automatically sets the appearance object's AppearanceOptions.UseFont property to false. If this property is set to false and the current appearance object has a parent, the parent's font settings are used.

Use the GetFont method to obtain the font settings specified by the appearance object's settings.

Note

When an AppearanceObject's style setting (e.g., BackColor, ForeColor, Font and TextOptions.HAlignment) is set to a non-default value, the corresponding Use... option (e.g., Options.UseBackColor, Options.UseForeColor, Options.UseFont and Options.UseTextOptions) is automatically set to true. This happens only in the following cases:

  • The AppearanceObject belongs to a control/component (or its element), and this control/component has been completely loaded (see the control's IsLoading property to check the load status).
  • The AppearanceObject belongs to a grid column/band or tree list column/band, and the column/band belongs to a grid/tree list control.
  • The AppearanceObject is standalone, i.e., it does not belong to any control or component.

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