Instance Property

ascent

Returns the ascent of a font.

Declaration

var ascent: Int32 { get }

Parameters

font

A font object.

Return Value

The ascent of the font.

Discussion

The ascent is the maximum distance above the baseline of glyphs in a font. The value is specified in glyph space units.

See Also

Examining Font Metrics

var capHeight: Int32

Returns the cap height of a font.

var descent: Int32

Returns the descent of a font.

var fontBBox: CGRect

Returns the bounding box of a font.

var italicAngle: CGFloat

Returns the italic angle of a font.

var leading: Int32

Returns the leading of a font.

var stemV: CGFloat

Returns the thickness of the dominant vertical stems of glyphs in a font.

var unitsPerEm: Int32

Returns the number of glyph space units per em for the provided font.

var xHeight: Int32

Returns the x-height of a font.

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