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FilledSmallSquare$FormatType gives the default format type to use for text that appears in graphics.

FilledSmallSquare The default setting for the standard notebook front end is $FormatType = StandardForm.

FilledSmallSquare The default setting for the text-based front end is $FormatType = OutputForm.

FilledSmallSquare A common alternative setting is TraditionalForm.

FilledSmallSquare Box-based format types such as StandardForm and TraditionalForm can be used only when a notebook front end is present.

FilledSmallSquare$FormatType gives the default value for the FormatType option in graphics.

FilledSmallSquare See The Mathematica Book: Section 2.9.15.

FilledSmallSquare See also: $TextStyle, FormatType.