Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Excel 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Excel, click here: Setting Web Fonts.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated December 1, 2020)
Starting with Excel 2000, Microsoft provided ways for you to have your Excel data available on the Web. You do this by saving your worksheet data in a Web-page format. You can specify which fonts you want Excel to use when it creates Web pages from the information in a workbook. You can set the default fonts that Excel uses by following these steps:
Figure 1. The General tab of the Options dialog box.
Figure 2. The Fonts tab of the Web Options dialog box.
ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (3434) applies to Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Excel (Excel 2007 and later) here: Setting Web Fonts.
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