Data type


Default value


Font name

(There is no default value for this entry.)


Specifies the name of an alternate command window font. If there is no font name in the value of this entry, the system uses raster fonts .

Change method

To change the alternate font, click the system menu icon in the title bar, and then select either Defaults to change the settings for all instances of that window, or Properties to change the current window only. Click the Font tab, and then select a font from the Fonts list box.

Activation method

Changes made in the Properties dialog box are effective immediately. Changes made either in the Defaults dialog box or in the registry are effective the next time you open a console window.

Note Image Note

The value of this entry reflects the default window settings.