Is it possible to modify the default fonts to be used from "MS Shell Dlg 2" to another?

If yes, where do I have to set it?

  • why in my setting attribute table always mandarin font? How to change into normal font?
    – user153341
    Nov 10, 2019 at 14:13
  • I have tried this but that doesn't work?
    – 87cvh00
    Jan 21, 2020 at 12:03

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Go to settings, options. From here the Applications section has a Font option, unselect default and edit what font you desire.

I'm in 2.4, for reference. Choosing Font

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    That is setting the font for the application. Jan 21, 2020 at 12:05

You can set the default font for the print composer items in Settings>Options>Layouts:

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But I don't think there is a way to set one for the rest of QGIS, like labels. But the print composer is the most common place for fonts, so that should help a bit.


You can change the default Font for Labels in Settings > Style Manager. This will only work for labels that haven't been set yet.

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