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Posted 6 Aug 2002

FontComboBox ActiveX control

, 7 Aug 2002
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Another FontComboBox class. This one uses the ATL technology

Sample Image - FontCombo.gif


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:

COM Interface


integer FontCombo.Aspect

Returns or sets the ComboBox aspect. Possible values are:

  • fcbStandard = 0
  • fcbOffice2000 = 1
  • fcbOfficeXP = 2

boolean FontCombo.TransparentBorder

Returns or sets the transparent border. This style is only available with the Office2000 or OfficeXP aspects. This is a boolean value.

string FontCombo.Selection

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 value.

boolean FontCombo.Enabled

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 code.


This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)


About the Author

Jean-Michel LE FOL
Web Developer CSC
France France
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.

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GeneralFonts for different languages Pin
Shragel31-Jan-07 9:47
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