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Re: Noob Question re Setting Default Fonts

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  • Subject: [mg102290] Re: Noob Question re Setting Default Fonts
  • From: Peter Breitfeld <phbrf at>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 04:28:20 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h56bo6$brl$>


If you like, you may look at my web-site (see signature). Go to the
"Downloads" section. Near the bottom I have style files which are very
similar to each other, but differ in the mono spaced fonts. You should
move them into the directory:


(Evaluate $UserBaseDirectory in Mathematica, to see where it is on your

After a restart of Mathematica they will show up in the menu

Besides the mono spaced fonts mentioned on the web-site Palatino is used
for text and Optima for messages.

If you like one of them, you might make it the default style sheet:

Open OptionsInspector switch to "global preferences" and enter the full
path to the style sheet at the setting of  "DefaultStyleDefinitions"

Andrew J Fortune wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am a new Mathematica user. I don't like some of the default fonts, in 
> particular Input, Output and Text. I have been trying, without success, 
> to work out how to change the default settings.
> Any help appreciated.
> Thanks and regards,
> Andrew J Fortune,
> Melbourne,
> Australia

Peter Breitfeld, Bad Saulgau, Germany --

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