Data type Range Default value
REG_DWORD Number 0


Specifies the weight or thickness of the command window font.

Value Meaning
0 Normal weight.
1 Bold text.

Change method

To change the font weight, click the system menu icon in the title bar, and then select either Defaults to change the settings for all instances of that window, or Properties to change the current window only. Click the Font tab and either select or clear the Bold fonts checkbox.

Activation method

Changes made in the Properties dialog box are effective immediately. Changes made in the Defaults dialog box or in the registry are effective the next time you open a console window.

Note Image Note

The values in the registry reflect the default window settings.