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SoFontStyle(3IV)() SoFontStyle(3IV)()


SoFontStyle — simple 3D text shape node


SoBase > SoFieldContainer > SoNode > SoFont > SoFontStyle


#include <Inventor/nodes/SoFontStyle.h>

enum Family {

SoFontStyle::SERIF Use Serif style (such as Times-Roman)

SoFontStyle::SANS Use Sans Serif style (such as Helvetica)

SoFontStyle::TYPEWRITER Use fixed pitch style (such as Courier)


enum Style {

SoFontStyle::NONE No modification to Family

SoFontStyle::BOLD Embolden Family

SoFontStyle::ITALIC Italicize or Slant Family


Fields from class SoFontStyle:

SoSFEnum family

SoSFBitMask style

Fields from class SoFont:

SoSFName name

SoSFFloat size

Methods from class SoFontStyle:


static SoType getClassTypeId()

SbString getFontName()

Methods from class SoNode:

void setOverride(SbBool state)

SbBool isOverride() const

SoNode * copy(SbBool copyConnections = FALSE) const

virtual SbBool affectsState() const

static SoNode * getByName(const SbName &name)

static int getByName(const SbName &name, SoNodeList &list)

Methods from class SoFieldContainer:

void setToDefaults()

SbBool hasDefaultValues() const

SbBool fieldsAreEqual(const SoFieldContainer *fc) const

void copyFieldValues(const SoFieldContainer *fc, SbBool copyConnections = FALSE)

SbBool set(const char *fieldDataString)

void get(SbString &fieldDataString)

virtual int getFields(SoFieldList &resultList) const

virtual SoField * getField(const SbName &fieldName) const

SbBool getFieldName(const SoField *field, SbName &fieldName) const

SbBool isNotifyEnabled() const

SbBool enableNotify(SbBool flag)

Methods from class SoBase:

void ref()

void unref() const

void unrefNoDelete() const

void touch()

virtual SoType getTypeId() const

SbBool isOfType(SoType type) const

virtual void setName(const SbName &name)

virtual SbName getName() const


This node defines the current font family and style for all subsequent text shapes in the scene graph.


SoSFEnum family

Defines the family of font to use.

SoSFBitMask style

Defines style modifications to the chosen font, either bold or italic or no change.



Creates a font style node with default settings.

static SoType getClassTypeId()

Returns type identifier for this class.

SbString getFontName()

Returns the font name used by this node based on the settings of family and style.


SoGLRenderAction, SoCallbackAction, SoGetBoundingBoxAction, SoRayPickAction

Sets the font family and style in the current traversal state.


FontStyle {

name "defaultFont" size 10 family SERIF style NONE


SoAsciiText, SoFont, SoText2, SoText3