Monday, February 25, 2013

Load True Type Font (ttf) in JavaFX

To load True Type Font (ttf) in JavaFX, create a folder fonts under your Source Packages, copy your ttf file into it. Load the font with Font.loadFont() method.

Save ttf file in /fonts folder.
Save ttf file in /fonts folder.


package javafxttf;

import javafx.application.Application;
import javafx.event.ActionEvent;
import javafx.event.EventHandler;
import javafx.scene.Scene;
import javafx.scene.control.Button;
import javafx.scene.layout.StackPane;
import javafx.scene.text.Font;
import javafx.stage.Stage;

/**
 *
 * @web http://java-buddy.blogspot.com/
 */
public class JavaFXTTF extends Application {
    
    @Override
    public void start(Stage primaryStage) {
        
        Font myFontloadFontAirstreamNF20 = 
            Font.loadFont(getClass()
                .getResourceAsStream("/fonts/AirstreamNF.ttf"), 20);

        Button btn = new Button();
        btn.setFont(myFontloadFontAirstreamNF20);
        btn.setText("Say 'Hello World'");
        btn.setOnAction(new EventHandler<ActionEvent>() {
            @Override
            public void handle(ActionEvent event) {
                System.out.println("Hello World!");
            }
        });
        
        StackPane root = new StackPane();
        root.getChildren().add(btn);
        
        Scene scene = new Scene(root, 300, 250);
        
        primaryStage.setTitle("Hello World!");
        primaryStage.setScene(scene);
        primaryStage.show();
    }

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        launch(args);
    }
}


Load True Type Font (ttf) in JavaFX
Load True Type Font (ttf) in JavaFX


Related article: Apply system installed fonts.

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