How to set default font, or default style in Graphviz's Dot language

All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.

It seems, every tutorial every example scripts explicitly states what font should be used for each node/arrow.

Instead, I’d like to specify default font which all arrows and nodes use only once (may at the beginning of file, or maybe separate style file sheets)


How to solve :

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Method 1

Put something like this at the top level:

node [fontname="default-node-font"];
edge [fontname="default-edge-font"];

I can’t find this explicitly in the online manual (it’s alluded to under but it’s clearly documented in the man page.

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
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