IDWriteFont::GetMetrics method (dwrite.h)

Obtains design units and common metrics for the font face. These metrics are applicable to all the glyphs within a font face and are used by applications for layout calculations.

Syntax

void GetMetrics(
  [out] DWRITE_FONT_METRICS *fontMetrics
);

Parameters

[out] fontMetrics

Type: DWRITE_FONT_METRICS*

When this method returns, contains a structure that has font metrics for the current font face. The metrics returned by this function are in font design units.

Return value

None

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 7, Windows Vista with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Vista [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header dwrite.h
Library Dwrite.lib
DLL Dwrite.dll

See also

IDWriteFont