Function

CTFontGetDescent

Returns the scaled font-descent metric of the given font.

Declaration

CGFloat CTFontGetDescent(CTFontRef font);

Parameters

font

The font reference.

Return Value

The font-descent metric scaled according to the point size and matrix of the font reference.

See Also

Getting Font Metrics

CTFontGetAscent

Returns the scaled font-ascent metric of the given font.

CTFontGetLeading

Returns the scaled font-leading metric of the given font.

CTFontGetUnitsPerEm

Returns the units-per-em metric of the given font.

CTFontGetGlyphCount

Returns the number of glyphs of the given font.

CTFontGetBoundingBox

Returns the scaled bounding box of the given font.

CTFontGetUnderlinePosition

Returns the scaled underline position of the given font.

CTFontGetUnderlineThickness

Returns the scaled underline-thickness metric of the given font.

CTFontGetSlantAngle

Returns the slant angle of the given font.

CTFontGetCapHeight

Returns the cap-height metric of the given font.

CTFontGetXHeight

Returns the x-height metric of the given font.