Initializer

init(_:)

Creates a font object corresponding to the font specified by a PostScript or full name.

Declaration

init?(_ name: CFString)

Parameters

name

The PostScript or full name of a font.

Return Value

The font object or NULL if the font can't be created. You are responsible for releasing this object using CGFontRelease.

Discussion

Before drawing text in a Core Graphics context, you must set the font in the current graphics state by calling the function setFont(_:).

See Also

Creating Font Objects

init?(CGDataProvider)

Creates a font object from data supplied from a data provider.