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Topic: Default font in Mathematica 9
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Simons, F.H.

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Re: Default font in Mathematica 9
Posted: Dec 6, 2012 4:55 AM
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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.


Op 5-12-2012 9:10, schreef:
> On Dec 4, 2012, at 4:09 AM, David Reiss <> wrote:

>> On Dec 3, 4:03 am, Brendan Godfrey <> 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....

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