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11th-Jun-2013 07:46 pm
My font changed after I pasted my entry (from Word) and I can't change it back to the default. I want to know how to change the font back (it's the same font as this post)

Thank you :)
jungx
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13th-Jun-2013 01:52 pm (UTC)
Erase the font, and re-paste as plain text. If you have google chrome. Whenever you copy and paste things. It copies EVERYTHING font and background color included sometimes. What I have to do whenever I copy things from word and paste them in an entry here is paste as plain text and manually add in my italics etc. IF you don't have any italics than pasting as plain text should be a quick solution.
8th-Jun-2014 06:52 pm (UTC)
Hi there,

I know this has been asked quite some time ago but I wanted to share what I tried just in case. I was having a similar problem. When LJ changed settings around my font size changed. I kept using the 'normal' text size in all of my posts but the text was quite a bit larger in the older posts. I looked for a solution only to find nothing that really fit my problem. With all of the posting over the last few years and subsequently dealing with HTML coding I've learned a few things. I'm still pretty green at it but I've managed to frankenstein some solutions. If you can delete and re-paste as Cherry916 said that is the easiest solution. If you can't. There may be another way. As long as you have a post with the text size you what, such as the above post for example this should work. So anyway, this is what I did.

Go to the home section in your LJ account
Click on Edit Entries
Find the post with the text you want, such as the above post
Go into the HTML section of that post (If you're still using the old version of LJ it may be visible in the general edit screen)
Normally at the start of the entry you'll see something like this---> < span style="font-size:medium;" > (You may have to search for it a little)
Highlight the text between the quotation marks, so in this case font-size:medium;
Exit that entry if you're in the actual edit screen
Go to the entry with the messed up font
Go into the HTML section
Replace the font code for the code of the desired text, so for example change the current code < span style="font-size:1.0em;" > to < span style="font-size:medium;" >

(Ignore the spacing in the code. It wouldn't show up in the post otherwise. :P )

I just tried it and it made the text the size of my older posts. I hope this helps. As I go I'm still learning things about LJ. More often than not it makes me want to throw my computer through my window but I have learned quite a bit of how code works along the way. If you do have any questions, I'll do my best to answer them. :)

Edited at 2014-06-08 06:57 pm (UTC)
26th-Jun-2014 12:56 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much I will try it! :D
7th-Aug-2014 09:34 pm (UTC)
You're very welcome! I hope it helps. :D