Google Docs uses a default font when creating a document. If you are not satisfied with the presentation, you can change the default font as follows instead of manually adjusting it each time.
Launch your browser, open a Google Docs file, and change the font. Click the drop-down box and make sure the style is set to Normal Text. This refers to the main text style (without titles or headings) that is used throughout your document.
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Note: Certain formatting may also be applied to the standard font, e.g. Size, bold, underline, color and highlight color.
Enter some words or lines in the font of your choice and mark them with the mouse.
Then click Format> Paragraph Styles> Normal Text, and then choose Update Normal Text to match.
. Before you save your changes to Normal Text, you can change the default font for titles and even headings.
To do this, select one of the options from the drop-down menu and enter the desired font. We have selected "Title" for this part, but you can change any of the options below.
Go to Format> Paragraph Styles> Titles and then click "Update Title" to match it.
. If you want to save this style as the default style each time you open a new document, click Format> Paragraph Styles> Options, and then click Save as Default.
. If you ever want to reset the font to its original defaults, go to Format> Paragraph Styles> Options, and then click Reset Styles to reset it.
Done! The next time you open a new document and enter a new text, the default text will appear in the font you have selected.