Font.Ligature Property (Publisher)

Returns or sets a pbLigaturePresetType constant that represents the state of the Ligature property on the characters in a text range. The Ligature property enables embellishments to the characters, often in the form of bigger and more flamboyant serifs. Read/write.

Syntax

expression. Ligature

expression A variable that represents a Font object.

Return Value

pbLigaturePresetType

Remarks

Note

The Ligature property has an effect only for OpenType fonts that contain ligatures.

Ligatures are alternate appearances of sequences of characters; multiple characters are merged into one glyph. For example, when ligatures are turned on for the word Office, the letters ffi are all joined together into one glyph that displays a continuous line from the first f through the dot in the i.