Default Font for All Outgoing Mail on Clients

Default Font for All Outgoing Mail on Clients

Problem



A Forum reader recently asked:



"Our company would like to enforce a default font for all outgoing mail. Does anybody know of a way to enforce a font on GroupWise clients?"



And here's the response from Joe Marton ...



Solution



The settings are all configured in HKCU\Software\Novell\GroupWise\Client\Setup.

For creating HTML messages:



DWORD: DoNotCreateHTMLMessages

Value: 0



String: DefaultHTMLFont

Value: name of installed font (i.e. Times New Roman)



String: DefaultHTMLFontSize

Value: numeric (i.e. 😎



For creating text messages:



DWORD: DoNotCreateHTMLMessages

Value: 1



String: PlainTextComposeFontName:

Value: name of installed font (i.e. Times New Roman)



DWORD: PlainTextComposeFontSize

Value: switch to decimal, and use numeric (13, in hex would be 0x0000000d)



You can force these settings down via ZENworks or a login script. You can't lock the settings to prevent users from changing them, but if you force them down every time a user logs in then at least you'll keep setting everything back to the company-defined "standard" settings.

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