# Application.StandardFont Property (Excel)

Office 2010

Returns or sets the name of the standard font. Read/write String.

## Syntax

expression .StandardFont

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

## Remarks

If you change the standard font by using this property, the change doesn't take effect until you restart Microsoft Excel.

## Example

This example sets the standard font to Geneva (on the Macintosh) or Arial (in Windows).

```If Application.OperatingSystem Like "*Macintosh*" Then
Application.StandardFont = "Geneva"
Else
Application.StandardFont = "Arial"
End If
```