Word 2016 default font

How do I change the Word 2016 default font to Arial 10 pt.?
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RyanHelp DeskAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The easiest way for a small change like this is make the font change in the Normal Style and then save the Normal Style.

I did this and use Arial 12 point as default. This works fine.
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RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
how do I get to that option?
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Omar SoudaniSenior System EngineerCommented:
Here, check attached file. Modify it the way you like.
Microsoft-word.png
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Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
open a new document, change the font to whatever you want, and save the file under
C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates

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replace the current Normal.dot file. Normal .not is the master file for Microsoft word
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Style Management is on the main Ribbon.  See below

Word-2016-Styles
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RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
I'm not finding anything listed under Style Management to change the default font.  I want it to be Arial 12 pt for all future documents.
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Omar SoudaniSenior System EngineerCommented:
It's not listed under it, you have to right click on it using the mouse and then click modify.
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RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
It is listed under Home, Font.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Yes. Modify the style is to right click on it, Change the Font, Click on the radio Button "New Documents based on this template" and OK.

You may need to save the empty document and then delete it after.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you Ryan, and good luck with Fonts.

Another thing I did in the Normal Style was to set line spacing to Single.  I do an extra line space manually if I need.
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RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
thank you, that helps too.
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