• FontFamily is an option for Cell, StyleBox and StyleForm which specifies the font family in which text should be rendered.
• The default is FontFamily->"Courier". Other common choices are "Times" and "Helvetica".
will combine settings for FontFamily
and sometimes FontSize
to construct a complete name for the font you want. It will then use this name, together with any settings you have specified for FontPostScriptName
to try to locate an appropriate font on your particular computer system.
• When generating PostScript output on a printer or otherwise, settings you give for FontPostScriptName are typically used in preference to other font specifications.
will try making replacements for the font family name that you specify with the option FontSubstitutions
• Mathematica by default uses heuristics such as translating "Helvetica" to "Geneva" for appropriate computer systems.
• New in Version 3.