In this movie, we'll change the default font for a new blank document. When you create a new blank document in Word 2016, it starts with the text set to a specific font and size. But, you might prefer a different font or your company might have a different standard font in their style guide. Wouldn’t it be nice to have Word start with your preferred font every time, instead of having to change it each time you start a document?
- [Voiceover] I want to point out something…that you should be aware of…when you create a new blank document in Word.…So, here on the start screen,…I'm gonna choose the Blank document template…and will start with just a normal blank document,…and I want to have some placeholder text here.…And the thing I want to point out is,…when you create a new blank document,…the style by default is set to Normal,…the font is Calibri, and the font size is 11.…Or, on a Mac, you'll see that the size is 12.…Just one small difference in those defaults.…
But you might prefer a different font,…or your company might have a different standard font…in their style guide.…Wouldn't it be nice to have Word…start with your preferred font…every time you create a new blank document…instead of having to change it each time?…Well, it's pretty easy to change that default.…First, I want to start by changing the font here…on the text that I have in this document.…So let's just make a few obvious changes.…I'll change it to Arial,…I'll make the size 14,…
Note: These tutorials apply to both the Windows and Mac versions of Word 2016.
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