Hi Waverly, Thanks for the quick response. This was not a "frivolous" question. I'm creating a font utility, in which this capability could be a big feature, but I have, as yet, not been able to come up with a solution. I had, more or less, come to the same conclusion as you. Joe Wilkins "Edwards, Waverly" wrote: > I would guess this is impossible unless the application is **always** using > the system font and maybe not even then. > > The only way I think it might be possible (and I have no idea why you would > want to do such a thing) is to hijack the window list, change the font of > the window port and move on to another window. That would likely be futile > in a lot of application, especially if they reset the window font. > > I think you'd be swimming up stream. > > W. > > -----Original Message----- > From: Joe Lewis Wilkins [mailto:PepeToo@...] > Sent: Friday, December 22, 2000 12:21 PM > To: futurebasic@... > Subject: Re: [FB] [FB3] An Application's Current Font > > Since we seem to have a few "font experts" on board, maybe one of > you can tell me how to change "any" running application's current > font from an FB^3 Application. IOW (in other words), is there such > a thing as the "current" font that would be applicable to "any" open > application??