Text SetFontName

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Assigns the specified font to a text object with the specified ID number.

Text_SetFontName returns a value of -2 if the specified object ID number is invalid.

Any font in the Fonts folder can be used; the folder is accessible from the Control Panel in Windows operating system.


Text_SetFontName(ObjectID, "FontName")


ObjectID - a numerical expression specifying the object ID number.
FontName - a string expression specifying the font name.


  • An object-specific ID number is returned by Text_New when the text object is created.
  • Use Text_GetFontName to get the font name for a specific text object.


Assign font Verdana to the text object with the ID number of 3:

Value1=Text_SetFontName(3, "Verdana");