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Re: Default font in Mathematica 9

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  • Subject: [mg128962] Re: Default font in Mathematica 9
  • From: Fred Simons <f.h.simons at tue.nl>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2012 04:55:32 -0500 (EST)
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The new stylesheet default.nb turned up in the last beta release. I was 
heavily shocked observing this. All my course material, using the old 
default style, now looks terrible. I wrote an angry reaction to wri, 
suggesting that at least users should have the choice using  the old or 
the new default.nb, but never got a response.

Fred

Op 5-12-2012 9:10, steve at smc.vnet.net schreef:
> On Dec 4, 2012, at 4:09 AM, David Reiss <dbreiss at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Dec 3, 4:03 am, Brendan Godfrey <brendan.godf... at ieee.org> wrote:
>>> Mathematica 8 had Times as its default font.  Mathematica 9 uses
> Courier.  How do I change it back to Times?  Thanks.
>> Which default font are you referring to?  The font for Text cells?
>> There are many different fonts depending on which type of cell you are
>> considering.
>>
>> One thing that has changed in a significant way in M9 is that the
>> fonts and styling for the default style sheet Default.nb are very
>> different than in V8 and all versions before.  For example the default
>> font for Text cells is now Arial rather than Times, and the Section
>> cells now have a larger font size and are now colored orange rather
>> than black.
>>
>> As a general opinion, I feel that this is the wrong design
>> choice....
> Agreement here!
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