In Microsoft® Windows® CE .NET, a font is a collection of glyphs that share a common design. A font is characterized by its typeface, style, and size.
- The font typeface determines the specific characteristics of the glyphs, such as the relative width of the thick and thin strokes used in any specified character.
- The style determines the font weight and slant. Font weights can range from thin to black. Slants can be roman (upright) or italic.
- The size of a font is the distance from the bottom of a lowercase g to the top of an adjacent uppercase M, measured in points. A point is approximately one seventy-second (1/72) of an inch.
Note Windows CE includes no usable system font, so you must load at least one font so that your application can have text output.
Using Fonts | Working with TrueType and Raster Fonts | Working with ClearType Fonts | Installing and Using Fonts | Enumerating Fonts | Formatting Text | Drawing Text | Drawing and Formatting Text | Enabling Font Linking | Creating End User Defined Characters | Font Registry Settings | Customizing Fonts | MUI Font Considerations | Fonts Implementation Considerations | Printing
Last updated on Wednesday, April 13, 2005
© 2005 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.