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At 23:56 02/07/2013 +0200, Regina Henschel wrote:
Hi Brian,
Brian Barker schrieb:
At 13:13 02/07/2013 -0700, John R. Sowden wrote:
I am having a problem setting the default font in calc. This is usually not an issue, as I often start a new sheet from an existing sheet. But if I start from the first menu, I get a font called 'arial' (sounds like a mermaid or m$). Since I am using an oss program, i would prefer to use an oss font, e.g. freesans. per help, I an supposed to open a Write sheet and set the font in the 'tools' section. This works for write, not for calc.

The answers that you have been given - to create a new default template in the required font - are good, of course. But you may like to check what happens if you start a new document using this template and then create new sheets within the document. I fear you may find that the font defaults back to Arial.

If you will follow Steve's description yes, because there the first sheet has got a direct formatting. But that does not change the general setting and the new sheet will have the general setting with Arial. If you will follow my guide, the new sheet will have the new font, because it is changed in style.

Aargh!  Sorry: I read your solution too quickly; indeed, I misread it.

Apologies - and thanks for the correction.

Brian Barker

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