This document is archived and information here might be outdated.  Recommended version.

ITextSymbol Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
ArcObjects Help for .NET developers > ArcObjects Help for .NET developers > ArcObjects namespaces > Display > ESRI.ArcGIS.Display > Interfaces > IT > ITextSymbol Interface
ArcGIS Developer Help

ITextSymbol Interface

Provides access to members that control text symbols.

Product Availability

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


ITextSymbol is the generic interface for properties of IFormattedTextSymbol and ISimpleTextSymbol.


Name Description
Read/write property Angle Text baseline angle.
Read/write property Color Text color.
Read/write property Font Text font.
Method GetTextSize Gets the x and y dimensions of 'text' in points (1/72 inch).
Read/write property HorizontalAlignment Horizontal alignment style.
Read/write property RightToLeft Indicates if the text is drawn from right to left.
Read/write property Size Text size.
Read/write property Text Text to draw.
Read/write property VerticalAlignment Vertical alignment style.

Classes that implement ITextSymbol

Classes Description

See Also

ISimpleTextSymbol Interface | ITextSymbol Interface | IFormattedTextSymbol Interface

.NET Samples

Configure a command for a specific locale Creating a toolbar of globe tools Draw text on a MapControl Building a MapViewer application using the ArcGIS Engine controls Control text symbols using the SymbologyControl Play back tracking data