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How to Change Sticky Notes Font, Size & Style

Do you want to change sticky notes font on your computer? Well, check this tutorial about how to change sticky notes font, size, and style.

If you have a fish memory like mine, this little app can save your life (and more than one, two and three times as is my case). It is an app that acts as the post-it you have pasted along the monitor, which are responsible for reminding you of valuable things. It is effortless to use, free (comes installed by default in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10) and over with colors!

Open Sticky Notes on Windows

To open Sticky Notes navigate to Start > All Programs > Accessories > Sticky Notes

It will open a little note in which you can start writing from now, but first, you can give a little taste to your notes.

sticky notes

You have the option to change sticky notes font and colors, being able to choose between Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, White and Yellow, the latter being the default color. To do this, you only need to press the right mouse button on any of your notes, and you can choose any of the colors mentioned above.

Personalize Sticky Notes Font

In the following list, you can see the key combinations that exist to customize your sticky notes to the maximum.

Ctrl + B Bold
Ctrl + I Italics
Ctrl + U Underlined
Ctrl + T Strikethrough
Ctrl + R Aligned to the right
Ctrl + L Aligned to the left
Ctrl + E Aligned to the center
Ctrl + Mouse Wheel Size of the letters
Ctrl + Mayus +. Increase Size
Ctrl + Mayus +, Decrease Size

Change Sticky Notes Font

And as you have been able to verify, the letters that Sticky Notes brings by default aren’t beautiful

Well, there is a small hack to fix this little ‘bug’ of Windows and put the font that you like.

To modify the source, you have to do it very carefully, since you have to edit the Windows registry. To do this, press the key combination Winkey + R and run the command regedit

Once in the Windows Registry, navigate to the route:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Fonts

There you will see a list with all the fonts you have in your system. Search for the typeface Segoe Print (Truetype) and Segoe Print Bold (Truetype) and to change it for the one you want, and you must add the name of the file that contains the typeface in the Value data field, for example, Calibri.ttf and Calibrib.ttf, respectively.

change sticky notes font

Finally, restart your computer, and you will see the new font in your sticky notes

Wrapping Up: Change Sticky Notes Font

As you can see, changing your sticky notes font, size and style is easy and gives to your computer some level of personalization regarding the user taste. I hope this tutorial helps you.

Read: Enable CTRL+C & CTRL+V in Command Prompt on Windows 10, 8, 7

Do you know another way to change the sticky notes font? Let me know in the comments section.

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