Gmail comes with 11 fonts, 70 colors (both for text and highlighting,) four font sizes, bold, italics and underline text styles.
All of these can be used to format an email, but they must be applied manually every time you write an email.
By utilizing Google Mail Labs, however, you can set Gmail to format an email automatically to any text style.
Sign into your Gmail account.
Access Google Mail Labs. Start by clicking on "Settings" at the top right part of the Gmail homepage.
On the Settings page that appears, click on the "Labs" tab, which is the fourth tab from the right.
Enable Default Text Styling.
Scroll down the alphabetical list until you find "Default Text Styling," and then click on "Enable." Scroll to the top and click on "Save Changes" under the Mail Labs introduction.
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Click on "Settings" at the top right portion of the Gmail homepage.
On the Settings page that appears, you will see a Default Text Styling option under the "General" tab.
The box will look just like the formatting box in an email.
Set the text style of your choosing.
You can reset the text style by clicking on the underlined T with a red X on it.
Click on "Save Changes" at the bottom of the page.
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