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       If you're saying you wish to use a different font for your default
font, then just go to 'properties'
           --> scroll through the folder-files to change the set defaults
to those you desire
                 --> save your changes.
       There's a setting for documents you make as well as documents you
receive; font colour may also be chosen.

On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 9:44 AM, charles meyer <>wrote:

Hi Folks,

I'm new to Libre Office but I read how you can create your own default
font style and size so a blank document will open to that default
style and size.

I'm trying to set Libre Writer so that when I open a saved plain text
(.txt) file it opens to my created default style and size.

Right now it opens to Pre-formatted Text - Courier New 10 point.

I've visited Styles and Formatting and right clicked on Pre-formatted
Text and chosen Modify and changes the font to Bookman Old 12 point
and clicked Apply, then OK.

I then re-opened Pre-formatted Text style and it indeed displays my
chosen font and size.

However, still when I open a saved plain text file it opens to
Pre-formatted Text but with Courier New 10 point - not the Bookman Old
12 point I chose and saved.

Would anyone know if you can open saved plain documents to a desired
font style and size or are you always stuck with Courier New 10 point
whenever you open a plain text file?

I know I can highlight all the text in the opened plain text file and
  choosethe Default style and it will change back to my desired font
and style but is there any way of ensuring any plain text files will
open to a desired font stye?

Thank you so much,


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