Font editor

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Use the Font editor to specify, at design time, a font and other font attributes for the selected component or form. Changes you make using the Font editor are reflected in the Font property for a component.

Opening the Font editor

To open the Font editor:

  1. Select any component or the form.
  2. Do one of the following:
  • Click the ellipsis button in the Value column for the Font property or one of the other properties that use the Font editor.
  • Double-click the Value column for the Font property or one of the other properties that use the Font editor.

Font

Select a font from the list of all the available fonts you can use in your application.

Font style

Select a style for the font. This combo box displays only those styles that are available for the selected font. For most of the available fonts, there are four possible styles:

  • Regular
  • Italic
  • Bold
  • Bold Italic

Size

Select a size for the font (in points). This combo box displays only those font sizes that are available for the selected font.

Effects

Check these options to make the text strike-through or underlined.

Color

Select a color for the font. This combo box lists all the available colors for the selected font.

Sample area

Displays a sample of the selected font before you apply it to the components. The font within this area is updated with every change you make to the font settings.

Script

Lists the available language scripts for the selected font.