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struct FontDescriptor
Description
describes the characteristics of a font.

For example, this can be used to select a font.


Elements' Summary
Name specifies the exact name of the font.  
Height specifies the height of the font in the measure of the destination.  
Width specifies the width of the font in the measure of the destination.  
StyleName specifies the style name of the font.  
Family specifies the general style of the font.  
CharSet specifies the character set which is supported by the font.  
Pitch specifies the pitch of the font.  
CharacterWidth specifies the character width.  
Weight specifies the thickness of the line.  
Slant specifies the slant of the font.  
Underline specifies the kind of underlining.  
Strikeout specifies the kind of strikeout.  
Orientation specifies the rotation of the font.  
Kerning For requesting, it specifies if there is a kerning table available. For selecting, it specifies if the kerning table is to be used.  
WordLineMode specifies if only words get underlined.  
Type specifies the technology of the font representation.  
Elements' Details
Name
string Name;
Description
specifies the exact name of the font.
Height
short Height;
Description
specifies the height of the font in the measure of the destination.
Width
short Width;
Description
specifies the width of the font in the measure of the destination.
StyleName
string StyleName;
Description
specifies the style name of the font.
Family
short Family;
Description
specifies the general style of the font.

Use one value out of the constant group FontFamily.

CharSet
short CharSet;
Description
specifies the character set which is supported by the font.

Use one value out of the constant group CharSet.

Pitch
short Pitch;
Description
specifies the pitch of the font.

Use one value out of the constant group FontPitch.

CharacterWidth
float CharacterWidth;
Description
specifies the character width.

Depending on the specified width, a font that supports this width may be selected.

The value is expressed as a percentage.

Weight
float Weight;
Description
specifies the thickness of the line.

Depending on the specified weight, a font that supports this thickness may be selected.

The value is expressed as a percentage.

Slant
FontSlant Slant;
Description
specifies the slant of the font.
Underline
short Underline;
Description
specifies the kind of underlining.

Use one value out of the constant group FontUnderline.

Strikeout
short Strikeout;
Description
specifies the kind of strikeout.

Use one value out of the constant group FontStrikeout.

Orientation
float Orientation;
Description
specifies the rotation of the font.

The unit of measure is degrees; 0 is the baseline.

Kerning
boolean Kerning;
Description
For requesting, it specifies if there is a kerning table available. For selecting, it specifies if the kerning table is to be used.
WordLineMode
boolean WordLineMode;
Description
specifies if only words get underlined.

true means that only non-space characters get underlined, false means that the spacing also gets underlined.

This property is only valid if the property FontDescriptor::Underline is not FontUnderline::NONE.

Type
short Type;
Description
specifies the technology of the font representation.

One or more values out of the constant group FontType can be combined by an arithmetical or-operation.

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