If you want to format certain text in your document in exactly the same way as other text (to create headers, for example), then don’t go through and select fonts for every paragraph. Learning how to copy and paste styles is the way to go, and it’s a huge time-saver!
Microsoft Word’s default font—Calibri—may not be your cup of tea. Maybe you prefer serif fonts. Maybe you don’t know what a serif font is, but you hate Calibri anyway. Maybe you’re just the biggest fan of Helvetica that has ever lived. No matter your reason, we’ll tell you how to change the default font in Word for Mac!
OS X Yosemite’s new system font, Helvetica Neue, can look a bit fuzzy on non-Retina displays. While it may not work for everyone, one quick fix might be disabling OS X’s font smoothing feature. Here’s how to do it and a preview of what it looks like.
Google Chrome is a great browser, but the Windows version has long been plagued by font rendering issues. Thankfully, Google has finally added support for DirectWrite in the latest Chrome beta, allowing for significantly improved font appearance. Here’s how to enable DirectWrite in the beta version of Google Chrome.
Like many word processing applications, Apple’s Pages app can show users a live preview of what each font looks like while browsing through the interface’s drop-down font selection menu. On slower Macs or for users with many fonts, however, enabling font previews may slow down the application as the system attempts to render each font. Here’s how to manually disable font previews indefinitely as well as a shortcut to see them only we necessary. To manually disable (or enable) font…