System.Drawing.Text Namespace

The System.Drawing.Text namespace provides advanced GDI+ typography functionality.

Remarks

Basic graphics functionality is provided by the System.Drawing namespace. The classes in this namespace allow users to create and use collections of fonts.

Note:

Classes within the System.Drawing.Text namespace are not supported for use within a Windows or ASP.NET service. Attempting to use these classes from within one of these application types may produce unexpected problems, such as diminished service performance and run-time exceptions.

Classes

TypeReason
FontCollection

Provides a base class for installed and private font collections.

GenericFontFamilies

Specifies a generic FontFamily object.

HotkeyPrefix

Specifies the type of display for hot-key prefixes that relate to text.

InstalledFontCollection

Represents the fonts installed on the system. This class cannot be inherited.

PrivateFontCollection

Provides a collection of font families built from font files that are provided by the client application.

TextRenderingHint

Specifies the quality of text rendering.