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Mac Kung Fu, 2nd Edition by Keir Thomas

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Tip 60Use Your Own Choice of Notes Font

Many OS X apps try to look like real-life equivalents. For this reason the Notes app defaults to a font called Noteworthy, intended to look like handwriting, but which many people find irritatingly hard to read. There are two ways to change the typeface, depending on your needs.

  • While writing a note, you can switch to any font you’d like by hitting Command+T, which will open the Fonts palette, where you can also choose bold and italic text if need be. This will affect only the note you’re currently writing.

  • To change the default font used to display all notes that have had no text formatting applied, which will be nearly all of them, you can click FormatFontDefault Font and choose from three choices: ...

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