Tips from the Blog II

An IgorPro tip this week. The default font for plots is Geneva. Most of our figures are assembled using Helvetica for labelling. The default font can be changed in Igor Graph Preferences, but Preferences need to be switched on in order to be implemented. Anyway, I always seem to end up with a mix of Geneva plots and Helevetica plots. This can be annoying as the fonts are pretty similar yet the spacing is different and this can affect the plot size. Here is a quick procedure Helvetica4All() to rectify this for all graph windows.

Helvetica4All

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2 responses

  1. Wouldn’t DefaultFont/U “Helvetica” achieve the same result ?

    1. Thanks for the comment.
      Yes. However, when I wrote this post, I didn’t know about that (which can work globally or on a per experiment basis, readers)! I thought I’d leave this up here because the code can be modified to do other stuff to all graphs.

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