Managing Fonts

With the initial releases of Mac OS X, Apple introduced a new type of font suitcase designed to reduce the incompatibilities between the many different font systems available for different computers. With 10.3, Apple continued to upgrade the font system and has added sort-of convenient new font manager: Font Book. In 10.4, Font Book has evolved slightly, but, as a major (missing) feature most users will still notice, lacks any way for you to conveniently print out what would classically be called type books, so that you can compare the features of similar fonts.

Outside of that glaring omission, Font Book gives you a simple and intuitive way to preview what fonts you have installed, group your installed fonts into useful collections, ...

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