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Re: Default font in Mathematica 9
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Dec 7, 2012 1:36 AM


I had the same experience, and also complained. Unilateral changing of fonts directly conflicts with Wolfram's stated hope and desire that Mathematica be used to generate publicationquality documents. My guess is that Wolfram will sort this problem out.
Joe Gwinn
In article <k9pq33$hmu$1@smc.vnet.net>, Fred Simons <f.h.simons@tue.nl> wrote:
> 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. > > Fred > > Op 5122012 9:10, steve@smc.vnet.net schreef: > > On Dec 4, 2012, at 4:09 AM, David Reiss <dbreiss@gmail.com> wrote: > > > >> On Dec 3, 4:03 am, Brendan Godfrey <brendan.godf...@ieee.org> 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.... > > Agreement here! > > > >  > > Murray Eisenberg > > murray@math.umass.edu > > Mathematics & Statistics Dept. > > Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 5491020 (H) > > University of Massachusetts 413 5452838 (W) > > > > 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 5451801 > > Amherst, MA 010039305 > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >  > > Geen virus gevonden in dit bericht. > > Gecontroleerd door AVG  www.avg.com > > Versie: 2013.0.2793 / Virusdatabase: 2634/5936  datum van uitgifte: > > 12/04/12 > > > > > >



