Why is the font in the first paragraph of a sent OWA message different from the rest of the message?

When a user composes a message in OWA, the font looks homogenous but after sending the message the recipient sees the first paragraph in one font face and the remaining in another. This occurs because the sender's Internet Explorer browser setting is configured to use the default Internet Explorer font face. In OWA, the email editor only puts font tags around the first paragraph and the rest of the message uses the default Internet Explorer font face. Recipients with a different Internet Explorer default font will therefore see a different font being used after the first paragraph.

To ensure the font tags are applied to messages composed in OWA, set the Internet Explorer font face to another font than the default. For more information refer to

Use Ctrl+Shift+R to "Reply all" to the selected message.


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