4

In Gmail, I have Verdana specified in the "Default Text Style" setting. When I click remove formatting, it reverts to Sans Serif. What I'd like it to do is just remove the bold or font-size that came with pasted text. Is there a way to configure Gmail so that remove formatting to revert the selected text to Verdana normal with normal size?

1

After further testing, I observed that the font face will be set to the default if I use FireFox 38.0.5, but Sans-Serif if I use Safari 8.0.6 or MailPlane 3.5.0.

|improve this answer|||||
  • Safari 9.0 also resets to Sans-Serif – Chad Skeeters Oct 7 '15 at 19:14
1

I have 2 personal Gmail accounts and also one account for my work, where we use Google Apps.

Surprisingly, in my 2 personal accounts, the behaviour is what you want - i.e., when clicking remove formatting, it falls back to your default settings, including any changes you made in your default settings.

In my work email, however, I have the same problem you are describing.

So I guess it depends on some configuration of the version of Google Apps my company is using. I am afraid that is not something you can configure inside your Gmail account.

|improve this answer|||||
  • My account is a standard standalone gmail account and it doesn't work. – Chad Skeeters Jun 12 '15 at 20:11

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.