Set default fonts for E-mails

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Outlook enables you to specify default fonts to use for different situations when dealing with e-mail. Additionally you can individually configure default font settings for composing new e-mail and replying and forwarding.
Examples of fonts in Outlook 365

For any of these situations, use the following instructions to specify your desired default font:

   1.   Do one of the following:

  • In the new e-mail message, on the Insert tab, in the Include group, click the Signature list and then select Signatures...:
    Include group in Outlook 365
  • On the File tab, choose Options:
    Outlook 365 Options

    In the Outlook Options dialog box, choose the Mail tab and then click the Stationary and Fonts... button:

    Options dialogbox in Outlook 365
  • On the File tab, choose Options. In the Outlook Options dialog box, choose the Mail tab and then click the Signatures... button:
    Outlook 365 Mail Options

    In the Signatures and Stationary dialog box, select the Personal Stationery tab.

   2.   In the Signatures and Stationery dialog box, click the Font... button associated with the font you want to change.

Signatures and Stationery in Outlook 365

See also this tip in French: Définir les polices par défaut pour des courriels.

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