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Q: How can I change the default font or font size in Microsoft Word?

Word 2010

  1. Locate the Format tab at the top of your screen.
  2. Select Font....
  3. Choose the font and text size you would like to make your default.
  4. Click Default in the bottom right hand corner
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Word 2013

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NOTE: This forum conversation suggests that the solution may not be sufficient, and recommends using the Design tab for a more effective solution.

Word 2016

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March 22, 2016

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