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Windows 8, how to change Notepad default character script

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    windows 8 pro x64

    Windows 8, how to change Notepad default character script

    is there a way to change windows 8 notepad default character script?
    the default is western and i have to change every time to my selection.

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    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2

    Yes that is correct that you have to change the font for Notepad. Notepad is not really meant to be used as a Word processor. It is really a leftover from the early days of Windows/GEM.
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    Forever West
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    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1

    If it is installed one can use Wordpad, a lightweight word processor but still quite capable for a lot of uses and has a number of settings that can be changed much like in Word. A default installation of Win8 has it in Start, Windows Accessories.
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Windows 8, how to change Notepad default character script
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