Type Method

preferredFont(forTextStyle:)

Returns an instance of the system font for the specified text style and scaled appropriately for the user's selected content size category.

Declaration

class func preferredFont(forTextStyle style: UIFontTextStyle) -> UIFont

Parameters

style

The text style for which to return a font. See "Text Styles” in UIFontDescriptor for recognized values.

Return Value

The system font associated with the specified text style.

Discussion

To create a styled font based on a custom font, use a UIFontMetrics object.

See Also

Creating Fonts

class func preferredFont(forTextStyle: UIFontTextStyle, compatibleWith: UITraitCollection?)

Returns an instance of the system font for the appropriate text style and traits.

Getting a Scaled Font

Scale text in your interface automatically by creating fonts that support Dynamic Type.

Creating Self-Sizing Table View Cells

Create table view cells that support Dynamic Type and use system spacing constraints to adjust the spacing surrounding text labels.

init?(name: String, size: CGFloat)

Creates and returns a font object for the specified font name and size.

init(descriptor: UIFontDescriptor, size: CGFloat)

Returns a font matching the given font descriptor.

func withSize(CGFloat)

Returns a font object that is the same as the receiver but which has the specified size instead.