RE: Fonts in Windows text boxes

Subject: RE: Fonts in Windows text boxes
From: "Goldstein, Dan" <DGoldstein -at- DeusTech -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 12:04:20 -0400


You cut off David's original post, which was included in mine:

> > David Slonosky wrote:
> > I was wondering what determines which font is used when a
> > user enters
> > text in a text box in Windows 2000+. Looking through the
> > settings in
> > Control Panel didn't yield any immediate insights.

I believe that the reference is to text boxes ("fields") in Windows dialog
boxes, not text boxes in Word documents.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dick Margulis [mailto:margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net]
> Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 11:42 AM
> To: Goldstein, Dan
> Subject: Re: Fonts in Windows text boxes
> Dan,
> What sort of text boxes are you talking about?
> * Inside a Word document?
> * In a Web form in your browser?
> * Something else?
> Please clarify.
> > Goldstein, Dan wrote:
> > Hi Sheila,
> > I'm a determined user, but I don't see that setting in Win
> > XP. I looked at
> > all of the options in Settings|Control
> > Panel|Display|Appearance|Advanced|Item. If you're thinking
> > of "Message
> > Text," that's the font that Windows uses to display
> > messages to you, not the
> > reverse. Please advise if you know where to look.


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