To access your Moneydance preferences, choose File > Preferences.
On a Mac, choose Moneydance > Preferences.

This article details the options available within the "Appearance" tab.


  • Theme
    Choose from multiple colour schemes, or select "customize" to create your own.

  • Font
    Choose your preferred font from the drop-down list.

  • Numeric Font
    As above, the font that is used for numeric characters.

  • Printing Font
    The font used when printing reports, graphs or cheques.

  • Font Size
    Select +1, +2 etc to increase the size, and choose -1, -2 etc to reduce from the default font size.

If your appearance changes are not applied to the entire program, restart Moneydance.

Using older versions of Moneydance, you'll find the 'Theme' option within 'General' preferences.