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We use the same template in Word 2007 for all the employees. When I setup a new user, I just take a copy from the server and paste it into his Application/Microsoft/Templates folder - replacing the standard.

When there needs to be a change, I change the template on the server and run a program that distributes the templates to all user profiles on the server - so next time they log in, the profile synchronizes and the template has been updated.

Now, we go with the same font in Outlook 2007. So I manually have to log into their end-user computer, open Outlook and then set the font - quite annoying.

Isn't there any way you can tie the font to some kind of template file in Outlook 2007?

EDIT: Or perhaps some kind of user policy?

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The Outlook 2007 adm template dosent have any option to set the default font. But take a look here for a way to do it with a .reg file which you could then script/deploy.

Set default font in Outlook 2007 with registry

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Thanks. This solution works well! I just tested it. – caspert Aug 23 '09 at 17:56

I think you should look at these docs:

Office Customization Tool in the 2007 Office system

Enforce settings by using Group Policy in the 2007 Office system

Group Policy overview (2007 Office system)

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I did, but I found nothing about font settings :) – caspert Aug 23 '09 at 17:50

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