Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Setting Web Fonts.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated June 18, 2018)
Word includes many features designed to make it work well with the Web. One such feature allows information to be saved in a Web-page format. This means you can create Web pages with Word, if desired.
The Web is a more limited environment than you may be used to in Word. One such area of limitation is in the fonts that are used. Typically, Web pages are constructed of one or two fonts, not the hundreds that are possible with Word. You can set the default fonts that Word uses when constructing Web pages by following these steps:
Figure 1. The Fonts tab of the Web Options dialog box.
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