Excel set default font

This Excel tutorial demonstrates how to set default font type in Excel.

Excel set default font

This is a quick tutorial to show you where to set default font type in Excel. You probably need to know this after you upgrade to a new version of Excel.

I will demonstrate how to do so in Excel 2013, click here for 2010 version.

Click on FILE tab

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Click on Options on the left menu

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Under the General page, you will find the default font and font size. Select the font you want in the drop down box.

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Close and reopen the workbook for the change to take effect.


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