default_font_name property

DefaultFontSubstitutionRule.default_font_name property

Gets or sets the default font name.

def default_font_name(self) -> str:

def default_font_name(self, value: str):


The default value is ‘Times New Roman’.


Shows how to set the default font substitution rule.

doc = aw.Document()
font_settings = aw.fonts.FontSettings()
doc.font_settings = font_settings
# Get the default substitution rule within FontSettings.
# This rule will substitute all missing fonts with "Times New Roman".
default_font_substitution_rule = font_settings.substitution_settings.default_font_substitution
self.assertEqual('Times New Roman', default_font_substitution_rule.default_font_name)
# Set the default font substitute to "Courier New".
default_font_substitution_rule.default_font_name = 'Courier New'
# Using a document builder, add some text in a font that we do not have to see the substitution take place,
# and then render the result in a PDF.
builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) = 'Missing Font'
builder.writeln('Line written in a missing font, which will be substituted with Courier New.') + 'FontSettings.DefaultFontSubstitutionRule.pdf')

Shows how to specify a default font.

doc = aw.Document()
builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc) = 'Arial'
builder.writeln('Hello world!') = 'Arvo'
builder.writeln('The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.')
font_sources = aw.fonts.FontSettings.default_instance.get_fonts_sources()
# The font sources that the document uses contain the font "Arial", but not "Arvo".
self.assertEqual(1, font_sources.length)
self.assertTrue(any((f for f in font_sources[0].get_available_fonts() if f.full_font_name == 'Arial')))
self.assertFalse(any((f for f in font_sources[0].get_available_fonts() if f.full_font_name == 'Arvo')))
# Set the "default_font_name" property to "Courier New" to,
# while rendering the document, apply that font in all cases when another font is not available.
aw.fonts.FontSettings.default_instance.substitution_settings.default_font_substitution.default_font_name = 'Courier New'
self.assertTrue(any((f for f in font_sources[0].get_available_fonts() if f.full_font_name == 'Courier New')))
# Aspose.Words will now use the default font in place of any missing fonts during any rendering calls. + 'FontSettings.default_font_name.pdf')

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