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how change font for Drawing Tools?

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  • Subject: [mg122426] how change font for Drawing Tools?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 05:35:00 -0400 (EDT)
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How does one change the text font for Drawing Tools?

In the palette, Text section, the Font is shown as Times. If I click the 
big letter A to its right, I get a standard font selection dialog. 
However, selecting a different font seems to have no effect when I then 
add text to a graphics using Drawing Tools.

The other controls in the Text section -- Size, Style, Color, etc. -- do 

Platform: Mathematica 8.0.4
           Mac OS X 10.6.8

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