As of Version 6.0, $TextStyle has been superseded by BaseStyle and other options.


gives the default style to use for text in graphics.


  • The following forms of settings can be used:
  • "style"a specific cell style
    {opt1->val1,}a list of option settings
    {"style",opt1->val1,}a style modified by option settings
  • The options that can be given are as in Style.
  • "style" settings can only be used when a notebook front end is present.
  • $TextStyle gives the default value for the TextStyle option in graphics.

See Also

FormatType  BaseStyle

Introduced in 1996