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Note: Strings representing object names and arguments must be separated by commas. This is not depicted in the synopsis.

fontDialog is undoable, NOT queryable, and NOT editable.

On Windows systems only, the command can be invoked with no flags; in this case it displays a font picking window, and returns the name of the font that the user picked. If the user picked no font, then an empty string is returned.

Return value



Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
FontList(fl) boolean create
This option is available on all platforms. No dialog is displayed; a list of all available font names is returned.

Flag can appear in Create mode of command Flag can appear in Edit mode of command
Flag can appear in Query mode of command Flag can have multiple arguments, passed either as a tuple or a list.

Python examples

import maya.cmds as cmds

font = cmds.fontDialog()
print font;

fonts = cmds.fontDialog(FontList=True)
print fonts;