With this control, you can select a font among those available on the Windows
machine. This is a standard ActiveX control, therefore it can be used in all
applications supporting the ActiveX technology.
Where is the demo ?
As this is an ActiveX, I have made it available online. In order to see it
running, I suggest that you download
the control and then install it in the Windows Registry by using the command
line - RegSvr32.exe FontCombo.dll. Next, click on the link below to see
the control display under its different display modes:
Returns or sets the
ComboBox aspect. Possible values are:
fcbStandard = 0
fcbOffice2000 = 1
fcbOfficeXP = 2
Returns or sets the transparent border. This style is only available with the
Office2000 or OfficeXP aspects. This is a boolean value.
Returns or sets the current selected font name. A partial font name is
allowed. The first corresponding font will be selected. This is a string
Returns or sets the enabled state. This is a boolean value.
FontCombo.Onchange (string FontName)
Fired when the selected font name change.
FontName is a string.
The font is used to display its name in the dropdown list. If it is a
'symbolic' font its name is then clearly written.
This code is provided "as is" with no expressed or implied warranty. Feel
free to modify and/or distribute this file, but do not remove the headers in
place. You may use this code in a commercial product with or without
acknowledgement. However you may not sell this code or any modification of this
Jean-Michel LE FOL is a GraphTalk product architect.
GraphTalk is a set of products which cover the whole scope of the development process. GraphTalk is used by the main insurance compagnies over the world.
The development team is currently based in France near Paris.