by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 15, 2017)
When you click the Font drop-down list on the Formatting toolbar, Excel shows you the names of all the fonts you can use to format whatever you have selected on the screen. Normally, Excel shows the font names using the actual font. You may find the differing font faces to be distracting, or your slower computer may be really slow when listing all the fonts.
Here's how you turn this capability on and off in Excel 2000, Excel 2002, and Excel 2003:
Figure 1. The Options tab of the Customize dialog box.
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