August 12 2010

What’s your default font?

by Barbie in Design

If you’re new to Microsoft 2007, you might have noticed that the default font changed from Times New Roman, 12 pt. to Calibri, 11 pt. Why the change? Microsoft’s reliable standby, Times New Roman, is a serif font, while Calibri is sans serif. Generally, it is believed that serif fonts are better for printed documents, while sans serif fonts are more effective on the web. Perhaps Microsoft assumes that we view most documents electronically, rather than printing them, these days.

Have you gone along with Microsoft’s change, or are you sticking with trusty Times New Roman?

Here’s a tutorial on how to change the default font in Word for all you serif font fans: Microsoft Office: Set the Default Font