Chapter . Introduction

Font problems are a fact of computer life. They shouldn’t be, but they are.

Often the problems are very minor—why can’t I type a √ with Option-V in this font? Sometimes they’re a little more pervasive: Why isn’t that font showing in the Font menu? Why can’t I empty the Trash when this font is in it? Why can’t I get Character Palette to stay listed in the Input menu? And other times they’re dire: Why is Font Book crashing every time I open it? Why is every menu and dialog filled with garbled text?

This ebook covers font problems large and small, general and specific. I provide detailed, step-by-step descriptions of the troubleshooting techniques you need to know, whether it’s trashing a plist, deleting a font cache, or starting ...

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