Bigger font size for Dial control

Jul 22, 2009 at 11:45 PM

The controls are great! Awesome.
I am using the Dial180North control. I am interested to make the font size in the dial face to be bigger. I put the font size but there is no effect. Any suggestions? Thanks, Francisco  

Jul 25, 2009 at 3:18 PM
Edited Jul 25, 2009 at 3:19 PM

Hi Francisco

I have modified the dials so that they pick up changes to the controls

  • FontFamily
  • FontSize
  • FontStretch
  • FontStyle
  • FontWeight

and apply them to  the face and value text. Please note:

There are caveats to bare in mind here

  1. The maximum size of text before clipping ocurrs is not too far away from the default.
  2. These are now being built against silverlight 3.0 (Needles have shadows finally)
  3. The changes are in the top of tree source, there isn't going to be a release for a few weeks

Bearing that in mind the following



<db:Dial180North FontFamily="Arial Black" FontSize="12"/>

Gives a more legable rendering




Jul 27, 2009 at 10:39 PM

Hi Dave,

Yes, it looks much better now. Great!!! Thank you for your quick respond.