Microsoft tries to pick a configuration of default settings that they feel will appeal to the largest group of users, but many Word users will find that Word 2013’s settings are not ideal for their usage. One specific option that you might want to change is the default font.
Fortunately this is a setting over which you have control, and you can choose a combination of default font settings that best match your needs. Our guide below will show you how.
How to Change the Font Used for New Documents in Word 2013
These steps are going to change the font that is used by default for new documents that you create using the Normal template. This will not affect the font used for existing documents.
Step 1: Open Word 2013.
Step 2: Click the Home tab at the top of the window.
Step 3: Click the Font button at the bottom-right corner of the Font section of the ribbon.
Step 4: Select your new font settings, then click the Set as Default button at the bottom-left corner of the window.
Step 5: Select the All documents based on the Normal template option, then click the OK button.
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