Tips to change the default font in Microsoft® Outlook 2010
What is the technique to change the default font for e-mail messages in Microsoft Outlook 2010?
Microsoft Outlook 2010 is equipped with many features. It automatically groups the related e-mails into conversations. With the help of the file menu in Microsoft Outlook 2010 you would be transported to the backstage view which in turn hides your inbox or calendar. Sometimes you may use Microsoft Outlook 2010 as your default e-mail client. Microsoft Outlook 2010 offers many ways to personalize your e-mail messages, like background wallpaper, smiley face icons and clip art. Changing the font for outgoing and reply messages is one of the easiest ways to add a personal touch to your e-mail messages. Default font size for e-mail messages in Microsoft Outlook 2010 is 11.
The following explains the technique to change the default font for e-mail messages in Microsoft Outlook 2010:
- Change the default font style for new messages
- Change the default font style for reply or forward messages
- Restore the initial default font style options
Change the default font style for new messages
In order to change the default font style for new messages that you compose, you need to click the 'File' tab and select 'Options'. From the list of options you need to select 'Mails'. Under the 'Compose messages' option you need to click 'Stationery and Fonts' tab. In the Personal Stationery tab, under New mail messages you need to select the 'Font' menu. On the Font tab, under Font, you need to select the font you want to use for all new messages.
Change the default font style for reply or forward messages
In order to change the default font style for the messages that you are replying or forwarding, you need to click 'Stationery and Fonts' tab. On the Personal Stationery tab under Replying or forwarding messages you need to click 'Font'. From the given dialog box you need to select the option for changing the font options to what you want to use for future messages.
To restore the font to the default setting you need to select File tab -> Options -> Mail -> Compose messages -> Stationery and Fonts. From the given dialog box you need to select 'New mail messages' under Personal Stationery tab option and click 'Font'. On the Font tab, under Font, you need to click the 'Entry+Body'. After selecting the Font style you need to press on 'Regular' option. After setting the Font size to 11 you need to press the 'Ok' button.
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