ArcObjects Library Reference (Display)  

IFormattedTextSymbol.CharacterWidth Property

The character width.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Property CharacterWidth As Double
public double CharacterWidth {get; set;}
HRESULT get_CharacterWidth(
  double* CharacterWidth
HRESULT put_CharacterWidth(
  double CharacterWidth


CharacterWidth [out, retval]   CharacterWidth is a parameter of type double CharacterWidth [in]   CharacterWidth is a parameter of type double

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.


CharacterWidth is the width that is added to each character beyond what is defined by its character box in its font. Character width is a percentage of the original character.

See Also

IFormattedTextSymbol Interface