How to Set a Default Font in Microsoft Word

iPressGoComputers, Office Productivity

Tired of resetting the font every time you open Microsoft Word? Learn how to choose and set a preferred font.

It’s really no wonder that Microsoft Word is the world’s most popular word processor. The application allows users to easily create documents ranging from laundry lists to flyers to academic dissertations. This versatility comes from Microsoft Word’s use of templates. A template is a preset format for a document, and each template has different layout and font settings.

Microsoft Word’s standard template is the normal.dotm template. Microsoft Word uses this template every time you open a blank document. If you want Microsoft Word to use a certain font for every new document, then you need to change the normal.dotm template.

The process of changing the normal.dotm template depends on the version of Microsoft Word that you’re using. Here are step-by-step guides for each version that is currently in use.

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