MICROSOFT WANTS YOU TO CHOOSE NEW DEFAULT FONT
For nearly 15 years, Calibri has been the default font on all your Microsoft Word documents. Now, Microsoft has decided, it's out with the old and in with the new.
But what that "new" is going to be, is up to you.
Up until 2007, Times New Roman was the default font for Microsoft until they decided to replace it with Calibri. And now it's time for Calibri to be replaced again.
So, Microsoft has created five new fonts, and has asked anyone that wants to vote, to cast their vote for their favourite font on Microsoft's social media pages.
In a blog on their website, Microsoft introduced the five new fonts as Tenorite, Bierstadt, Skeena, Seaford, and Grandview. The tech giant has confirmed that the other four not chosen as the default font will still be available in the font directory.
Over the next few months, Microsoft will be evaluating the fonts and counting the votes until they announce the winner.
According to Microsoft, the new fonts span the various sans-serif styles – humanist, geometric, swiss-style, and industrial – and they've interviewed the designers of each to help bring their nuances and unique personality to life.
Head on over to Microsoft's website to vote for your favourite new default font.
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