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Sets the font name to use.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Menu 5.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "MenuItem.SetFontName"; item; FontName { ; FontSize } )   More

(old name: MenuItem.ApplyFont)


Parameter Description Example Flags
item The reference to the menu item. Please create one with MenuItem.CreateMenuItem or MenuItem.CreateSeparator. $item
FontName The font name to use. "Arial"
FontSize The font size to use. Use 0 for default system font size. 9 Optional


Returns OK or error.


Sets the font name to use.
Leave empty for system font.


Create a menu entry with specific font:

Set Variable [$item; Value:MBS("MenuItem.CreateMenuItem"; "With Comic Sans Font")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("MenuItem.SetFontName"; $item; "Comic Sans MS"; 13)]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Menu.AddItem"; $menu; $item)]

See also

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This function is free to use.

Created 11st May 2015, last changed 1st October 2016

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