It’s simple if you know how
Raring to go, you start typing in the Scene and find the text appears in Palatino.
What’s your preferred font?
How can you stick to the font you prefer?
What if you are half way through writing?
- Click on your Chapter folder in the Binder.
- Select Scrivenings.
You’ll then see all your text in the Editing pane.
Some text in Palatino; some is in Helvetica. What a mess?
- Select All.
- Change the font to Helvetica (or your choice).
Done … for your current project.
What if you want all your projects to have this as your default font?
I wouldn’t want to have a universal font for all my projects, because I use Scrivener for so many different types of material (novels, short stories, blog posts, marketing material) but if you do …
You can set up your preferences for all Scrivener projects, by going through a similar process as described above, via Scrivener / Preferences / Appearance.
Note: if you are using a Scriptwriting template, font control of the various formats (Scene heading etc) is controlled through Format / Scriptwriting / Script Settings.
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