In this article, we will learn How to Change Excel default font and font size.
New workbook in Excel
When a user opens a new workbook in Excel, it opens with the book name as Book1. Book1 has some default options like default font, font size, default view and number of sheets when any new workbook is opened. You can change these default styles.
Excel options to change default styles
Go to File > Options > Select new default font and font size (under When creating new workbooks option)
All of these might be confusing to understand. Let's understand how to use the function using an example. Here we have a sample workbook and we need to change the default font Calibri with font size 11.
Follow the steps
Go to File. You can find the File tab options adjacent to Home tab in the menu bar.
Now select Options from the left pane as shown below.
Now you will see the Excel Options dialog box. You can find the default font and font size boxes. Select the new default font and font size and click Ok as shown below.
When you click Ok. Excel throws an instruction "Please close and restart Microsoft Excel so that the font changes can take effect". Click Ok. Make sure there is no work that needs to be saved.
This will open a new blank workbook with required font style and font size.
Here are all the observational notes using the process in Excel
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