The default font in Microsoft Word 2010 and 2007 is 11 point Calibri. The other big problem is that when I finish this Word session and later open another session ie reopen Word none of my settings are saved; the blank page it opens with is with the 'factory default settings' ie Calibri size 11 etc and when I try opening 'normal' in 'templates' that too has reverted to 'factory settings'. If you selected text in step 1, the properties of the selected text are set in the dialog box. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Click the Manage Styles button.
A document theme is a set of formatting choices that can include a color scheme a set of colors , a font scheme a set of heading and body text fonts , and an effects scheme a set of lines and fill effects. The default settings for your documents are stored in the normal paragraph style of the normal template. Thanks very much for all your rummaging and attempts to help sort this one out, Ranger4. Although it can be easily overlooked, there are ways in Word to change the default settings to anything you want. Microsoft Office Every time I begin a new message, the same font and size come on, unbidden. When I then want to open a new document I click 'file' and 'open' I only get the option to open from 'templates' rather than the full options I'd get normally.
To change default font, font size, font type, font color, etc. If I then use this document I have to 'save as' rather than just save it and give it a title. I am new to Windows 7 and Word 2007 been using it for about 3 weeks but I've searched and searched and I can't find anywhere how to tailor the default settings that sticks which is so frustrating when it was so easy on the previous version I used. Also, some addins can affect your Normal. Note: Do not double-click on the file, as this will only create a new document based on Normal.
I make the changes I want to font etc and save it. If you want Word to prompt you to save the changes to the Normal template, follow these steps: 1. This document details how to change the default font, font size, and page margins in Word. Click the down arrow button on the right hand side. Note: Most of the styles in Word are based on the Normal style. If you are starting from a blank document, go to step 2. I also just realized, since reinstalling 2007 I have not had any updates and usually there are a bunch after install.
Washburn University School of Law on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. For example, Word templates can shape a single document, and FrontPage templates can shape an entire Web site. If you just have a file named Normal and no file type. Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Word Options. A document theme is a set of formatting choices that can include a color scheme a set of colors , a font scheme a set of heading and body text fonts , and an effects scheme a set of lines and fill effects.
I am new to Windows 7 and Word 2007 been using it for about 3 weeks but I've searched and searched and I can't find anywhere how to tailor the default settings that sticks which is so frustrating when it was so easy on the previous version I used. And it looked like it should have worked on Word 2007 too. The default font applies to new documents that are based on the activetemplate template: A file or files that contain the structure and tools for shaping such elements as the style and page layout of finished files. As you select a new font size, the Preview box will display some sample text for you to assess for readability. Changing the default font also changes the Normal style, which affects any other style that is built on the Normal style.
A template being the file in which the settings to format your document amonst other things are stored. And it looked like it should have worked on Word 2007 too. Modifying the template file The other way to set the default font is to modify the global template file normal. Set the default font Start with a blank document, or if your document already contains text that is formatted with the properties that you want to use, select that text. This will save the changes to all future documents. And it looked like it should have worked on Word 2007 too. The simplest plan is to open the normal template normal.
If you do not have a document open, create a new document that is based on the Normal template. Click the Manage Styles button. It is only good for 1 document and then reverts back to the calibri font which seems to be the orginal default. I tried to customise the font and clicked 'default' and 'yes' as suggested by Shane Devenshire but again this only sticks for the session and not subsequent sessions. Under the group Styles, click the dialog box launcher icon available on the right bottom corner.
How is the average Joe or Jane supposed to know how to do this? This content has been , and is no longer maintained by Indiana University. Tip In Word 2003 or earlier, if you do not see this bar when you open Word, click View, then Toolbars, and make sure Formatting has a check next to it. Here is how you change your default to single spaced lines with no spacing before or after. In the Customize tab, select Commands Not in the Ribbon in the list, and then select Save All. If you have a custom template applied to the current document, the default font will be saved in that template and not in the Normal template. Cheers, Shane Devenshire Shane Devenshire Or you can create your own default style, then open the default template normal. Did you take note of this part of the website.