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Sets the font size to use.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Menu 5.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "MenuItem.SetFontSize"; item; FontSize )   More


Parameter Description Example
item The reference to the menu item. Please create one with MenuItem.CreateMenuItem or MenuItem.CreateSeparator. $item
FontSize The font size to use. Use 0 for default system font size. 9


Returns OK or error.


Sets the font size to use.


Creates a menu item with a font size:

Set Variable [$item; Value:MBS("MenuItem.CreateMenuItem"; "Font Size 20")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("MenuItem.SetFontSize"; $item; 20)]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Menu.AddItem"; $menu; $item)]

Loop over all menuitems in a menu and change font size:

While (
    // get items in menu
    items = MBS( "Menu.Items"; $menu );
    index = 1;
    count = MBS( "Menu.NumberOfItems"; $menu )
] ;

// loop till last item
index ≤ count ;

    // get the current item
    item = GetValue(items; index);
    // change font size
    r = MBS( "MenuItem.SetFontSize"; item; 16 );
    // and continue with next item
    index = index + 1
] ; 0 )

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This function is free to use.

Created 11st May 2015, last changed 12nd March 2021

MenuItem.SetFontName - MenuItem.SetGroupID