IDWriteTextFormat::GetFontFamilyName method (dwrite.h)

Gets a copy of the font family name.


HRESULT GetFontFamilyName(
  [out] WCHAR  *fontFamilyName,
        UINT32 nameSize


[out] fontFamilyName

Type: WCHAR*

When this method returns, contains a pointer to a character array, which is null-terminated, that receives the current font family name. The buffer allocated for this array should be at least the size, in elements, of nameSize.


Type: UINT32

The size of the fontFamilyName character array, in character count, including the terminated NULL character. To find the size of fontFamilyName, use GetFontFamilyNameLength.

Return value


If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.


Requirement Value
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