How To Change Default Font Size In Microsoft Word?

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office, also known as MS Office, developed by Microsoft Corporation. The popular editions are Office 97, 2000 Office XP, and Office 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and now Microsoft office professional plus 2016 or office 365. Office includes different kinds of applications in it. The major applications includes in every edition of Microsoft office versions are Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Publisher, Office InfoPath, Microsoft Office Groove & Office OneNote, etc. You must have installed office and it for document creating or editing purpose. Do you have a difficulty always to change default font size before you create a new document? Hereby, this article tells you that how you can change default font size at once for all new documents. There are ways in MS Word 2010, 2013, 2016 & Office 365 to change default font size setting to anything you want. By default, Calibri (body) size “11” always there on word.

Change Default Font Size – Microsoft Word

Step 1. Open a new word document. Click on the Home Tab. Click on the Font dialog box button as shown in the image below, and select the Font Tab. Alternatively, press Ctrl + D to open Font dialog box.


Step 2. Select the Font Settings that you would like to make the default and click Set as Default.

change default font size

Step 3. Once you are done with Step 2, another dialog box appears on the screen. Select “All documents based on the Normal template?” and click OK to update the default for all new documents.

Step 4. That’s all need to do. Now onward, whenever you will open any new word document, it will open as per your desired settings made on Font Dialog Box.

Note: You can also change other settings related to font style, effects and fonts affecting by going to “Advanced” Tab, as you may see in the second step of this article.

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