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Panel:SetFontInternal

  Panel:SetFontInternal( string fontName )

Description

Sets the font used to render this panel's text.

To retrieve the font used by a panel, call Panel:GetFont.

Arguments

1 string fontName
The name of the font.

See here for a list of existing fonts. Alternatively, use surface.CreateFont to create your own custom font.

Example

Sets the font of a RichText element to match the chat box font.

-- Create a window frame TextFrame = vgui.Create( "DFrame" ) TextFrame:SetSize( 200, 100 ) TextFrame:Center() TextFrame:SetTitle( "This is a font test" ) TextFrame:MakePopup() -- RichText panel local richtext = vgui.Create( "RichText", TextFrame ) richtext:Dock( FILL ) -- Sample text richtext:SetText( "This is a sample of text using the chat box font." ) -- Ensure font and text color changes are applied function richtext:PerformLayout() self:SetFontInternal( "ChatFont" ) self:SetFGColor( color_white ) end
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