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I need to bold a reading inside the I use the drawing.fontstyle.Bold but it triggers and error. What am I doing wrong?
readingLabel.ForeColor = readingLabel.BackColor
readingLabel.BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.Black
readingLabel.Font = system.drawing.FontStyle.Bold

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by:jpaulino
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Try this way:

readingLabel.Font = New Font(readingLabel.Font, FontStyle.Bold)
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by:cmdolcet
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jp, I get an overload resolution fail because no NEW can be called without an narrowing conversion
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by:jpaulino
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How did you used ?
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by:cmdolcet
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just like this:
readingLabel.Font = New Font(readingLabel.Font, FontStyle.Bold)
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by:käµfm³d 👽
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Just to be clear, is that particular line the one throwing the error?
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readingLabel is a textbox, right ?
Try to change it to:
readingLabel.Font = New System.Drawing.Font(readingLabel.Font, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Bold)
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by:MrJesse34
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                   TextBox thisBox = new TextBox();
                    thisBox.Style.Add("Font-Bold", "True");
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