2. Organize Your Fonts

Are you just beginning your Mac OS X font experience and have no idea where to start? Are you drowning in extra fonts that you’ve installed in various places and have no idea how get out from under the mess you now have on your hands?

No matter where you fall on the font-muddle spectrum, the guidelines and step-by-step procedures in this section get you back on track—and keep you there. I’ll show you how to:

Get organized: Clean up your current Fonts folders: add missing fonts, delete duplicates, and generally sift through what might already be an out-of-control font collection with Clean Up the Fonts Folders (next page).

Back up the clean setup: Just in case things go kerflooey later, in Make Backup Archives (page ...

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