DirectWrite enumerations

DirectWrite defines the following enumerations.

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Topic Description
DWRITE_AUTOMATIC_FONT_AXES Defines constants that specify certain axes that can be applied automatically in layout during font selection.
DWRITE_BASELINE The DWRITE_BASELINE enumeration contains values that specify the baseline for text alignment.
DWRITE_BREAK_CONDITION Indicates the condition at the edges of inline object or text used to determine line-breaking behavior.
DWRITE_CONTAINER_TYPE Specifies the container format of a font resource. A container format is distinct from a font file format (DWRITE_FONT_FILE_TYPE) because the container describes the container in which the underlying font file is packaged.
DWRITE_FACTORY_TYPE Specifies the type of DirectWrite factory object.
DWRITE_FLOW_DIRECTION Indicates the direction of how lines of text are placed relative to one another.
DWRITE_FONT_AXIS_ATTRIBUTES Defines constants that specify attributes for a font axis.
DWRITE_FONT_AXIS_TAG Defines constants that specify a four-character identifier for a font axis.
DWRITE_FONT_FACE_TYPE Indicates the file format of a complete font face.
DWRITE_FONT_FAMILY_MODEL Defines constants that specify how font families are grouped together.
DWRITE_FONT_FEATURE_TAG A value that indicates the typographic feature of text supplied by the font.
DWRITE_FONT_FILE_TYPE The type of a font represented by a single font file. Font formats that consist of multiple files, for example Type 1 .PFM and .PFB, have separate enum values for each of the file types.
DWRITE_FONT_LINE_GAP_USAGE Specify whether DWRITE_FONT_METRICS::lineGap value should be part of the line metrics
DWRITE_FONT_PROPERTY_ID Identifies a string in a font.
DWRITE_FONT_SIMULATIONS Specifies algorithmic style simulations to be applied to the font face. Bold and oblique simulations can be combined via bitwise OR operation.
DWRITE_FONT_SOURCE_TYPE Defines constants that specify the mechanism by which a font came to be included in a font set.
DWRITE_FONT_STRETCH Represents the degree to which a font has been stretched compared to a font's normal aspect ratio.
DWRITE_FONT_STYLE Represents the style of a font face as normal, italic, or oblique.
DWRITE_FONT_WEIGHT Represents the density of a typeface, in terms of the lightness or heaviness of the strokes.
DWRITE_GLYPH_IMAGE_FORMATS Specifies which formats are supported in the font, either at a font-wide level or per glyph.
DWRITE_GLYPH_ORIENTATION_ANGLE The DWRITE_GLYPH_ORIENTATION_ANGLE enumeration contains values that specify how the glyph is oriented to the x-axis.
DWRITE_GRID_FIT_MODE Specifies whether to enable grid-fitting of glyph outlines (also known as hinting).
DWRITE_INFORMATIONAL_STRING_ID The informational string enumeration which identifies a string embedded in a font file.
DWRITE_LINE_SPACING_METHOD The method used for line spacing in a text layout.
DWRITE_LOCALITY Specifies the location of a resource.
DWRITE_MEASURING_MODE Indicates the measuring method used for text layout.
DWRITE_NUMBER_SUBSTITUTION_METHOD Specifies how to apply number substitution on digits and related punctuation.
DWRITE_OPTICAL_ALIGNMENT The optical margin alignment mode.
DWRITE_OUTLINE_THRESHOLD The DWRITE_OUTLINE_THRESHOLD enumeration contains values that specify the policy used by the IDWriteFontFace1::GetRecommendedRenderingMode method to determine whether to render glyphs in outline mode.
DWRITE_PANOSE_ARM_STYLE The DWRITE_PANOSE_ARM_STYLE enumeration contains values that specify the style of termination of stems and rounded letterforms for text.
DWRITE_PANOSE_ASPECT The DWRITE_PANOSE_ASPECT enumeration contains values that specify the ratio between the width and height of the character face.
DWRITE_PANOSE_ASPECT_RATIO The DWRITE_PANOSE_ASPECT_RATIO enumeration contains values that specify info about the ratio between width and height of the character face.
DWRITE_PANOSE_CHARACTER_RANGES The DWRITE_PANOSE_CHARACTER_RANGES enumeration contains values that specify the type of characters available in the font.
DWRITE_PANOSE_CONTRAST The DWRITE_PANOSE_CONTRAST enumeration contains values that specify the ratio between thickest and thinnest point of the stroke for a letter such as uppercase 'O'.
DWRITE_PANOSE_DECORATIVE_CLASS The DWRITE_PANOSE_DECORATIVE_CLASS enumeration contains values that specify the general look of the character face.
DWRITE_PANOSE_DECORATIVE_TOPOLOGY The DWRITE_PANOSE_DECORATIVE_TOPOLOGY enumeration contains values that specify the overall shape characteristics of the font.
DWRITE_PANOSE_FAMILY The DWRITE_PANOSE_FAMILY enumeration contains values that specify the kind of typeface classification.
DWRITE_PANOSE_FILL The DWRITE_PANOSE_FILL enumeration contains values that specify the type of fill and line treatment.
DWRITE_PANOSE_FINIALS The DWRITE_PANOSE_FINIALS enumeration contains values that specify how character ends and miniscule ascenders are treated.
DWRITE_PANOSE_LETTERFORM The DWRITE_PANOSE_LETTERFORM enumeration contains values that specify the roundness of letterform for text.
DWRITE_PANOSE_LINING The DWRITE_PANOSE_LINING enumeration contains values that specify the handling of the outline for the decorative typeface.
DWRITE_PANOSE_MIDLINE The DWRITE_PANOSE_MIDLINE enumeration contains values that specify info about the placement of midline across uppercase characters and the treatment of diagonal stem apexes.
DWRITE_PANOSE_PROPORTION The DWRITE_PANOSE_PROPORTION enumeration contains values that specify the proportion of the glyph shape by considering additional detail to standard characters.
DWRITE_PANOSE_SCRIPT_FORM The DWRITE_PANOSE_SCRIPT_FORM enumeration contains values that specify the general look of the character face, with consideration of its slope and tails.
DWRITE_PANOSE_SCRIPT_TOPOLOGY The DWRITE_PANOSE_SCRIPT_TOPOLOGY enumeration contains values that specify the topology of letterforms.
DWRITE_PANOSE_SERIF_STYLE The DWRITE_PANOSE_SERIF_STYLE enumeration contains values that specify the appearance of the serif text.
DWRITE_PANOSE_SPACING The DWRITE_PANOSE_SPACING enumeration contains values that specify character spacing (monospace versus proportional).
DWRITE_PANOSE_STROKE_VARIATION The DWRITE_PANOSE_STROKE_VARIATION enumeration contains values that specify the relationship between thin and thick stems of text characters.
DWRITE_PANOSE_SYMBOL_ASPECT_RATIO The DWRITE_PANOSE_SYMBOL_ASPECT_RATIO enumeration contains values that specify the aspect ratio of symbolic characters.
DWRITE_PANOSE_SYMBOL_KIND The DWRITE_PANOSE_SYMBOL_KIND enumeration contains values that specify the kind of symbol set.
DWRITE_PANOSE_TOOL_KIND The DWRITE_PANOSE_TOOL_KIND enumeration contains values that specify the kind of tool that is used to create character forms.
DWRITE_PANOSE_WEIGHT The DWRITE_PANOSE_WEIGHT enumeration contains values that specify the weight of characters.
DWRITE_PANOSE_XASCENT The DWRITE_PANOSE_XASCENT enumeration contains values that specify the relative size of the lowercase letters.
DWRITE_PANOSE_XHEIGHT The DWRITE_PANOSE_XHEIGHT enumeration contains values that specify info about the relative size of lowercase letters and the treatment of diacritic marks (xheight).
DWRITE_PARAGRAPH_ALIGNMENT Specifies the alignment of paragraph text along the flow direction axis, relative to the top and bottom of the flow's layout box.
DWRITE_PIXEL_GEOMETRY Represents the internal structure of a device pixel (that is, the physical arrangement of red, green, and blue color components) that is assumed for purposes of rendering text.
DWRITE_READING_DIRECTION Specifies the direction in which reading progresses.
[!Note]
DWRITE_READING_DIRECTION_TOP_TO_BOTTOM and DWRITE_READING_DIRECTION_BOTTOM_TO_TOP are available in Windows 8.1 and later, only.
DWRITE_RENDERING_MODE enumerations Starting in Windows 8, the DWRITE_RENDERING_MODE enumeration added new enumeration values and deprecated others.
DWRITE_RENDERING_MODE1 Specifies how glyphs are rendered.
DWRITE_SCRIPT_SHAPES Indicates additional shaping requirements for text.
DWRITE_TEXT_ALIGNMENT Specifies the alignment of paragraph text along the reading direction axis, relative to the leading and trailing edge of the layout box.
DWRITE_TEXT_ANTIALIAS_MODE The DWRITE_TEXT_ANTIALIAS_MODE enumeration contains values that specify the type of antialiasing to use for text when the rendering mode calls for antialiasing.
DWRITE_TEXTURE_TYPE Identifies a type of alpha texture.
DWRITE_TRIMMING_GRANULARITY Specifies the text granularity used to trim text overflowing the layout box.
DWRITE_VERTICAL_GLYPH_ORIENTATION The DWRITE_VERTICAL_GLYPH_ORIENTATION enumeration contains values that specify the desired kind of glyph orientation for the text.
DWRITE_WORD_WRAPPING Specifies the word wrapping to be used in a particular multiline paragraph.
[!Note]
DWRITE_WORD_WRAPPING_EMERGENCY_BREAK, DWRITE_WORD_WRAPPING_WHOLE _WORD, and DWRITE_WORD_WRAPPING_CHARACTER are available in Windows 8.1 and later, only.