Karen wrote and asked:
"I've searched but can't seem to find how to change the default font for InDesign. The default that comes up is Times Roman. Since i don't activate that font, I'd like it to be something else. Is there a way to change it?"
This is a question that comes up frequently. The answer is simple but not obvious:
1. Run InDesign, but don't open a document
2. With no document open, select the Type tool and use the fields in the Control panel to choose the font, size and any other attributes that you want for the defaults
3. Quit InDesign.
Now, the font that you chose in step two will be the default for all new documents that you create.