JSI Tip 10096. How can I change the default font that NOTEPAD.EXE uses for all the users in my domain?.

The NOTEPAD.EXE configuration entries are located in the user hive of the registry at \software\microsoft\notepad. If I run reg QUERY HKCU\software\microsoft\notepad on my Windows XP workstation, I receive:


    lfEscapement        REG_DWORD       0x0
    lfOrientation       REG_DWORD       0x0
    lfWeight    REG_DWORD       0x190
    lfItalic    REG_DWORD       0x0
    lfUnderline REG_DWORD       0x0
    lfStrikeOut REG_DWORD       0x0
    lfCharSet   REG_DWORD       0x0
    lfOutPrecision      REG_DWORD       0x3
    lfClipPrecision     REG_DWORD       0x2
    lfQuality   REG_DWORD       0x1
    lfPitchAndFamily    REG_DWORD       0x31
    iPointSize  REG_DWORD       0x6e
    fWrap       REG_DWORD       0x0
    StatusBar   REG_DWORD       0x0
    fSaveWindowPositions        REG_DWORD       0x0
    lfFaceName  REG_SZ  Lucida Console
    szHeader    REG_SZ  &f
    szTrailer   REG_SZ  Page &p
    iMarginTop  REG_DWORD       0x3e8
    iMarginBottom       REG_DWORD       0x3e8
    iMarginLeft REG_DWORD       0x2ee
    iMarginRight        REG_DWORD       0x2ee
    fMLE_is_broken      REG_DWORD       0x0
    iWindowPosX REG_DWORD       0x9c
    iWindowPosY REG_DWORD       0xb
    iWindowPosDX        REG_DWORD       0x596
    iWindowPosDY        REG_DWORD       0x453
To set the lfFaceName data value to Verdana, you can use a logon script or you can use PolicyMaker™ Registry Extension freeware.

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