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Real World Mac OS X Fonts by Sharon Zardetto Aker

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5. Remove Fonts You Don’t Want

In this chapter, I discuss the two pressing issues of font removal. The first is how to remove fonts; working with the System Fonts folder takes some special trickery. The second is which fonts to remove (and, perhaps more importantly, which ones not to remove!).

And, in case you dragged fonts out of your Fonts folder but don’t remember where you put them—but they’re still someplace on your drive—this chapter also explains how to use Finder’s Spotlight to track them down.

Use Font Book to Remove Fonts

To remove a font, select it in Font Book’s Font list, and press Delete or choose File > Remove FontName. The font file is (usually) moved to the Trash, so if you don’t want it erased the next time you empty the Trash, ...

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