Change default reading font in Outlook from Times New Roman 12 point to Arial

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Conrad Walker

Some emails are displayed in Outlook as Times New Roman 12 point, when they have not been sent in that font by the user. Does anyone know how to change this setting?

Typically gmail, yahoo!,apple mail or outlook express do not specify a font when html mails are sent in the default font by the user. Which means they are received in Outlook's " default" font and displayed as 12 point Times New Roman by Outlook.

Here is an example of one of the forums where this is discussed as a 'default font' issue: ?40200-Showing-Times-new-roman-while-I-set-Arial-in-html-messages

So we have tried to change the default font. But none of the options in Outlook seem to change this. None of ours are set to Times New Roman, but we still have Ouotlook displaying these emails in 12 point Times New Roman, even when they are not sent at that font by the sender.

We have also changed the default font for the normal template in Word, but that also makes no difference.

Please, please - does anyone know a solution to this problem.

It means in the corporate environment we receive many emails, particularly from iphones and other mobile or web emails which display as 12 point Times New Roman, but are not set that way by the sender and no one wishes them to be viewed in that font.

All answers very gratefully received.

Conrad
 
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Conrad Walker

Really, excellent.

Thank you very much.

More people need to know this.

Conrad
 
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