How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

Для использования шрифтов в приложениях необходимо сначала установить их с помощью приложения «Шрифты». Во время установки шрифтов приложение «Шрифты» отображает все проблемы, найденные для данных шрифтов. Проверку шрифтов можно также выполнить позже.

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

Установка шрифтов

На Mac можно сделать следующее.

В приложении «Шрифты» нажмите кнопку «Добавить» в панели инструментов, найдите и выберите шрифт, затем нажмите «Открыть».

Перетяните файл шрифта на значок приложения «Шрифты» в Dock.

Дважды нажмите файл шрифта в Finder, затем в появившемся диалоговом окне нажмите «Установить шрифт».

При установке шрифта приложение «Шрифты» автоматически проверяет его на наличие ошибок.

Установленные Вами шрифты могут быть доступны только Вам или любому пользователю компьютера в зависимости от размещения, заданного по умолчанию для установки шрифтов. См. раздел Изменение настроек приложения «Шрифты».

Загрузка системных шрифтов

Системные шрифты, доступные для загрузки, затемнены в списке шрифтов в окне приложения «Шрифты».

В приложении «Шрифты» на Mac нажмите «Все шрифты» в боковом меню.

Если боковое меню не отображается, выберите «Вид» > «Показать боковое меню».

Выберите затемненное семейство шрифтов либо один или несколько затемненных стилей.

В панели предварительного просмотра нажмите «Загрузить», затем в появившемся диалоговом окне нажмите «Загрузить».

Если панель предварительного просмотра не открыта, выберите «Вид» > «Показать окно просмотра». Если кнопка «Загрузить» не отображается, переключитесь на другой режим предварительного просмотра. (Кнопка «Загрузить» недоступна в режиме просмотра информации).

Проверка шрифтов

Если шрифт отображается некорректно или документ не открывается из‑за поврежденного шрифта, проверьте шрифт на наличие ошибок и удалите этот шрифт.

В приложении «Шрифты» на Mac выберите шрифт, затем выберите меню «Файл» > «Проверить шрифт».

В окне «Проверка шрифтов» нажмите стрелку рядом со шрифтом, чтобы просмотреть сведения о нем.

Зеленый значок свидетельствует о том, что шрифт прошел проверку; желтый значок означает предупреждение, красный — что обнаружены проблемы.

Установите флажок рядом со шрифтом, не прошедшим проверку, затем нажмите «Удалить выбранные».

Совет. Чтобы найти предупреждения или ошибки в длинном списке шрифтов, нажмите всплывающее меню вверху окна «Проверка шрифтов», затем выберите «Предупреждения и ошибки».

Устранение дубликатов шрифтов

Если шрифт является дубликатом, то рядом с ним отображается желтый значок предупреждения.

В приложении «Шрифты» на Mac выберите меню «Правка» > «Найти включенные дубликаты».

Выберите нужный параметр.

Устранить автоматически. Приложение «Шрифты» выключает дубликаты шрифтов или переносит их в Корзину в зависимости от настроек приложения.

Устранить вручную. Перейти к следующему шагу для просмотра и устранения дубликатов шрифтов вручную.

Просмотрите дубликаты и решите, какой из них сохранить.

Копия, которую приложение «Шрифты» рекомендует использовать, выбрана и отмечена как «Активная копия». Для просмотра других копий выбирайте их.

Нажмите «Устранить этот дубликат». При наличии нескольких дубликатов нажмите «Устранить все дубликаты».

Если нужно переместить неиспользуемые шрифты в Корзину, установите флажок «Устранять дубликаты перемещением дублированных шрифтов в Корзину».

В некоторых приложениях, таких как Почта и TextEdit, можно выбрать шрифт, который будет по умолчанию использоваться в приложении. Подробнее см. во встроенной справке соответствующего приложения. Для получения справки по работе со шрифтами в сторонних приложениях, например в Microsoft Word, обратитесь к их разработчику. См. статью службы поддержки Apple Обращение к стороннему поставщику.

Шрифты, удаленные с Mac, становятся недоступны в приложении «Шрифты» и в окне «Шрифты». Если Вы не хотите удалять шрифт, его можно выключить. Выключенные шрифты остаются на Mac, но не отображаются в приложениях и в окне «Шрифты». Если позднее Вы передумаете, эти шрифты можно снова включить.

Важно! Системные шрифты невозможно удалить или выключить.

Удаление шрифтов

В приложении «Шрифты» на Mac выберите один или несколько шрифтов, нажмите клавишу Delete, затем нажмите «Удалить».

Удаленные шрифты переносятся в Корзину и становятся недоступны в приложении «Шрифты» и в окне «Шрифты».

Выключение шрифтов

В приложении «Шрифты» на Mac выберите один или несколько шрифтов, одно или несколько семейств шрифтов либо коллекцию шрифтов.

Выполните одно из следующих действий.

Выключение шрифтов или семейств шрифтов. Нажмите кнопку «Выключить» в панели инструментов над списком шрифтов, затем нажмите «Выключить» для подтверждения.

Выключение коллекции. Выберите меню «Правка» > «Выключить [коллекцию]».

Выключенные шрифты отображаются затемненными и снабжены пометкой «Выкл.» в списке шрифтов.

Включение шрифтов

В приложении «Шрифты» на Mac выберите один или несколько выключенных шрифтов, одно или несколько выключенных семейств шрифтов либо выключенную коллекцию шрифтов.

Выполните одно из следующих действий.

Включение шрифтов или семейств шрифтов. Нажмите кнопку «Включить» в панели инструментов над списком шрифтов.

Включение коллекции. Выберите меню «Правка» > «Включить [коллекцию]».

Включенные шрифты не отображаются затемненными и не снабжены пометкой «Выкл.» в списке шрифтов.

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

The humble font isn’t as humble as you might think, especially on a Mac. Fonts are more like plugins than you might imagine, and because they are loaded by macOS and the applications that run on them, a bad font can have some unexpected consequences.

Those consequences can range from relatively benign, like some characters displaying incorrectly, to something more annoying, like apps refusing to load or features not working like they used to. Faulty fonts are rarely the cause of macOS system problems, but if you’re having issues that don’t make much sense, checking your fonts is a great first troubleshooting step.

Fortunately, Apple includes a tool for installing, validating, and generally troubleshooting fonts with every Mac. The next time your Mac misbehaves and you’re out of ideas, validating your fonts is a good troubleshooting step.

How to Validate Fonts on a Mac

To get started, open the Font Book app. You will find it in your Applications folder. (Open Finder and click Go > Applications to open the folder.) Once open, select all of your sources by clicking on one and pressing Cmd + A.

Right-click on one of the sources and click “Validate Sources”.

Once validation is complete, a new window will pop up confirming if any of your bugs are corrupted. A green icon indicates they are OK, a yellow icon indicates source warnings, and a red icon indicates validation failed.

How to remove damaged or duplicate fonts

If any of your fonts are really corrupted, check the checkboxes next to them and then click the “Remove Checked” button.

The selected fonts will be removed from your system. If necessary, restart your Mac after the fonts have been removed.

Tom Nelson is an engineer, programmer, network manager, and computer network and systems designer who has written for Other World Computing,and others. Tom is also president of Coyote Moon, Inc., a Macintosh and Windows consulting firm.

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Fonts seem like innocuous files, and most times, they are. However, like any computer file, fonts can become damaged or corrupt. When that happens, they can cause problems with documents or applications. Use Font Book on your Mac to validate installed fonts to ensure that the files are safe to use.

Information in this article applies to Font Book in Macs with macOS Big Sur (11) through OS X Panther (10.3).

If a font doesn't display correctly in a document, the font file may be damaged. If a document won't open, it's possible one of the fonts used in the document is the problem. Using Font Book, you can test fonts for problems and remove them.

You can also validate fonts before you install them to head off future problems. Validating fonts at installation cannot prevent the files from becoming damaged later, but it prevents you from installing problem files.

Font Book is included with macOS Big Sur (11) through OS X 10.3. You can find Font Book in the Applications folder. You can also launch Font Book by selecting the Go menu in the Finder menu bar, choosing Applications, and then double-clicking the Font Book application.

How to Validate Installed Fonts With Font Book

If you have a problem with a font, check it in Font Book. You can also verify all fonts on your Mac occasionally to err on the side of caution. Here's how to validate installed fonts in Font Book:

Open Font Book by clicking it in the Applications folder or by accessing it from the Go menu.

Select the font or fonts you want to validate by selecting the font name or names in the list of fonts in Font Book. You may have to scroll down to find the font.

Select File in the Font Book menu bar and choose Validate Font from the drop-down menu.

Evaluate the results in the Font Validation window. Hopefully, you'll see all green circles with check marks in them next to the font names, which indicates the fonts are safe to use.

If you see a problem font indicated by a red circle with an X in it, select the check box next to the font name and select Remove Checked to delete it.

You are prompted by your Mac to enter your password before it removes the damaged font.

If you have a large number of fonts installed, you can validate them all at once, rather than selecting individual fonts or font families. Select Edit on the Font Book menu bar and choose Select All. In the File menu, select Validate Fonts, and Font Book validates all the installed fonts.

Remove Duplicate Fonts

If you validate all your fonts, you may find duplicate fonts. A banner at the bottom of the Font Book screen notifies you if you have duplicates.

Choose Resolve Automatically to remove duplicates all at once without a review. A more cautious approach is to select Remove Manually to find out more about the duplicate fonts on your Mac.

Each font with a duplicate is displayed, one at a time. You are shown samples of both fonts, and the active copy is identified. You can choose to resolve the duplicate, which moves the inactive copy to the trash, or you can leave everything as is.

If you do plan to remove duplicate fonts, make sure you have a backup of your Mac’s data before proceeding.

How to Validate Uninstalled Fonts With Font Book

If you have collections of fonts on your Mac that you have not installed, you can wait until you install them to validate them, or you can check them in advance and toss any fonts that Font Book labels as possible problems.

Font Book is not foolproof, but chances are if it says a font is safe to use (or that it has problems), the information is correct. It's better to pass on a font than risk problems down the road.

To validate a font file before installing it:

With Font Book open, select File in the menu bar and choose Validate File.

Locate the font on your computer. Click once on the font's name to select it, then select Open. (Select multiple fonts by holding down the Shift key and clicking the fonts you want to validate.)

The font validation window displays whether the chosen font is safe to install or has potential problems. If the font is OK, place a check mark in front of its name and select Install Checked to install the font. If the font has problems, it is best not to install it.

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

Your Mac comes with various fonts already installed. However, there are many more floating around the blogosphere ready to be installed. When installing new fonts, it’s important to get them validated before use. Luckily, Apple built in the validation process in the macOS Font Book.

Besides installing and validating fonts, you can resolve duplicate, remove, disable, and enable fonts.

Installing and validating fonts

You can find the macOS Font Book by searching for it through ‘Spotlight’. You can also find it in the ‘Application’ folder. To add new fonts, click on the ‘Add’ button in the Font Book toolbar, then locate and select a font. Click ‘Open’. You can also drag new fonts directly into the Font Book app icon. Double-clicking a new font will also begin the installation process.

Once the font is installed, macOS automatically validates it by checking it for errors.

Fonts sometimes get corrupted long after installation. These irregular fonts typically aren’t displayed properly or make it impossible to open a document. To resolve this, you can attempt to re-validate the font, which should fix the issue. If this doesn’t help, the system will suggest deleting the app.

To validate a font, go into the Font Book, then highlight the troublesome font. Choose File > Validate Font from the Font Book menu bar. In the window, click the arrow next to a font to review details. A green icon indicates the font passed, a yellow icon indicates a warning, and a red icon indicates it failed. Select the checkbox next to a failed font, then click ‘Remove Checked’.

Installing system fonts

In the Font Book, you’ll see system fonts that aren’t yet installed but grayed out nonetheless. Right-click on any of these fonts you wish to install. Choose ‘Download Font’ then ‘Download’ from the pop-up. The font is now available for your use.

Finding and deleting duplicate fonts

Occasionally, duplicate fonts get installed on macOS. In the Font Book, these are noted by a yellow warning symbol next to the font name. You can also go into the Font app, then choose Edit > Look for Enabled Duplicates.

Apple offers different tools to resolve duplicate font issues. After doing the Enabled Duplicates search above, you can ‘Resolve Automatically’, which disables or moves duplicate fonts to the ‘Trash’. When selecting ‘Resolve Manually’, you can review and handle duplicates yourself.

You can also look at each duplicate, then select a copy to keep. The one Font Book recommends gets labeled ‘Active copy’. Additionally, you can click ‘Resolve This Duplicate’ or ‘Resolve All Duplicates’. After doing so, you can choose ‘Resolve duplicates by moving duplicate font files to the Trash.’

Do you need to delete duplicate fonts? Not necessarily unless you’re short of storage or have been directed by Apple to remove them.

Removing and disabling fonts

You can both remove and disable fonts in the Font Book. The former permanently removed the font from your computer; the latter deactivates it making the font inaccessible but still on the Mac.

To remove fonts from your Mac, select one or more fonts from the Font Book, then press the ‘Delete’ key, followed by ‘Removed’. The deleted fonts remain in the Trash until you empty them.

To disable fonts or font families, click on the ‘Disable’ button in the toolbar above the list of fonts. Next, click ‘Disable’ to confirm. To disable a collection, choose Edit > Disable [Collection]. Disabled fonts are dimmed and labeled Off in the list of fonts.

You cannot delete system fonts.

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With macOS, you can add, remove, edit, and manage your fonts using Font Book. You can even create font collections and libraries. Your Mac comes with lots of built-in fonts, but you can expand or alter the collection.

How to Add a Font

To add a font, open the Font Book app and do one of the following:

  • Install fonts from your Mac or network: Click the Add button in the Font Book toolbar (under File), locate and select the font, then click Open.
  • Download additional system fonts: Click All Fonts in the sidebar on the left, then select a dimmed font family or one or more styles. Click Download in the preview pane, then click Download in the dialog that appears. (Fonts that appear dimmed in Font Book are either disabled (“Off”), or are additional fonts available for download from Apple.)

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

If the preview pane doesn’t appear, choose “View > Show Preview.” If you don’t see a Download button, switch to another preview type because the Download button isn’t available in the Information preview.

All fonts you install or download appear in Font Book are available to use in your apps. They’re available to you or to anyone who uses your Mac, depending on what you set as the default location for installed fonts. You can use Font Book preferences to change the options for where fonts are installed and how duplicates are handled.

How to Change Font Preferences

To change these preferences in the Font Book app on your Mac, choose “Font Book > Preferences.”

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

You can install fonts in:

  • User: Fonts are available only to you and are located in the Fonts folder in your home Library (

By the way, system fonts you download from Apple aren’t installed in these locations as they’re required by macOS. You can’t add to, or delete, any fonts in this collection. Nor should you try.

How to Remove Fonts

By default when Font Book finds duplicate fonts, it disables one of the duplicates, but doesn’t remove it. However, in the app’s prefs you can choose to “Resolve duplicates by moving files to the Trash.”

You can remove any font that isn’t required by macOS. Select the font in Font Book, then choose “File > Remove.” Font Book moves the font to the Trash.

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

How to Check Font Validation

When you install a font, it’s automatically validated (checked for errors). However, if a font isn’t displayed correctly or seems to be corrupted (for example, trying to use it prevents a document from opening), you can check its validation by opening Font Book, selecting the font, and choosing “File > Validate Font.”

In the Font Validation window, click the disclosure triangle next to a font to review it. A green icon indicates the font passed, a yellow icon indicates a warning, and a red icon indicates it failed. To resolve font warnings or errors, select the checkbox next to a font, then click Install Checked or Remove Checked.

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

Organizing Fonts Into Collections

macOS also lets you organize your fonts into collections. For example, you may wish to establish one collection for your newsletter and another for your website.

To create a collection:

  1. Open the Font Book app.
  2. Click the Add button below the list of current collections
  3. Name your new collection.

Now you can simply drag fonts into it. You can even add fonts to several collections (except for the English collection or any Smart collections).

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

Using a Smart Collection of Fonts

To create a Smart Font Collection, choose “File > New Smart Collection…”

  • Click the pop-up menu under “Collection name:”
  • Choose All to find fonts that match all the criteria you enter, or Any to match any one of the criteria.
  • Use the pop-up menus and text fields to define the search criteria for the collection.
  • Click the Add button to add more search criteria.

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

To edit a Smart collection, select it, then choose “File > Edit Smart Collection…”

Font Libraries

You can also use a library to organize your fonts. For example, if you use a group of fonts only with a document (such as I do with my church newsletter), you can create a font library to store the fonts associated with the document.

  1. Launch Font Book
  2. Choose “File > New Library”
  3. Enter a name for your library and it will appear in the list of collections
  4. Choose “File > Add Fonts,” or click the Add button in the Font Book toolbar
  5. Select the font, then click Open.
  6. In the Font Validation window, select the checkbox next to a font, then click Install Checked.

So what’s the difference between a collection and a library? Your collections appear in the Fonts window, but your libraries don’t. To delete a font library, select it in the list of collections, then choose “File > Delete [Font Library name].”

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Глава аэропорта Храброво в Калининграде заявляет: «Цепочка одного большого проблемного кейса: нет запчастей, нет сервисного обслуживания, нет возможности поддерживать летную годность. У нас в России 85% самолётов Airbus, Embraer, Dash и Boeing. 15% отечественного авиапрома, который стоит на крыле, в свою очередь, на 80% состоит из комплектующих ЕС»

8 марта авиакомпании креативно поздравили российских женщин, объявив об остановке всех международных рейсов. С этого дня за рубеж перестают летать «Аэрофлот», «Победа», «Россия», и «Аврора». Неудивительно, что в Шереметьево закроют международный терминал D.

Возникает вопрос: остануться ли внутренние рейсы? Непонятно. Сейчас обсуждают вариант национализации импортных самолетов «Аэрофлота», S7, «Победы», «России», «Уральских авиалиний» и Utair, но даже в этом случае на них можно будет летать не больше полугода, поскольку затем начнется дефицит запчастей — самолеты будут просто разбирать на запчасти.

Остановка производства и безработица

Почему сейчас все западные компании остановили свои заводы в России? Всё дело из-за нехватки импортных комплектующих. Первыми последствия прочувствовали Самарская, Калужская и Калининградская области, экономика которых в значительной мере зависит от автопрома. Завод Renault-Nissan в Тольятти (35 000 рабочих мест) останавливается из-за нехватки импортных запчастей. Перестает работать калининградский завод “Автотор” по сборке автомобилей BMW (3500 рабочих мест).

Всего же за последние три недели работу потеряли около 120 тысяч россиян,а к концу года эта цифра может вырасти в 9 миллионам. Из-за санкций ушли такие крупные работодатели как McDonald’s (62 000 сотрудников), PepsiCo (20 000) и IKEA (15 000).

О приостановке работы в России, прекращении новых инвестиций в страну или окончательном уходе объявили больше 350 компаний.

Уехать или остаться?

Пока российские граждане сомневаются, многие российские звезды уже сделали свой выбор. Алла Пугачева, Олег Газманов, Земфира, Ксения Собчак, Валерия и Эммануил Виторган — все они “случайно” покинули Россию после 24 февраля якобы из-за запланированных поездок. Тем временем, тысячи россиян уже бегут от надвигающейся беды в Грузию и Казахстан. А десятки тысяч пока сомневаются.

По подсчетам экспертов, военные действия на Украине обходятся российским налогоплательщикам

Добавьте к этому простои на производстве, задержку зарплат, разорение бизнеса, и, конечно же, мощный всплеск инфляции. Против спецоперации уже выступили миллиардеры Михаил Фридман («Альфа-Групп»), Олег Дерипаска («Русал») и Олег Тиньков (Тинькофф Банк).

Предательство?

А разве пустые холодильники это не предательство? Все знают, что величие державы на хлеб не намажешь. И пока Россия откатывается к худшей версии 90-ых, в наших руках вернуть себе нормальную жизнь. Выходите на центральные площади своих городов.

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

Fonts come in different styles and provide a simple way to enhance creativity in your work. Here’s how to add even more to your Mac.

Your Mac comes with a long list of fonts already installed. You can download and install more fonts from Apple and other sources and also remove fonts from the system at any time. Here’s how to do this.

Mac Fonts: An Introduction

The Font Book on Mac is located under the Applications menu on your computer. The list includes system fonts that have already been downloaded and others that you may want to add. Fonts are arranged by Computer or User. Unless you’ve already manually added fonts, you’ll find all of your apps in the former category. Drilling down further, you see the fonts arranged by collections, including Fun, Modern, PDF, and Traditional. You can add new collections to the Font Book, then change where fonts reside. However, this does not affect how the font works across macOS and in apps. The ability to add new collections is for organization use only.

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

Install and Validate Fonts

To use fonts in your apps, you need to install and validate them using the Font Book. After the fonts get installed, the validation process occurs automatically. When there are problems, you’ll see a message stating what’s going on. Sometimes the issue is simply that you’ve installed the same app more than once, and Apple prompts you to remove one of these before validation.

There are thousands of fonts available online, both free and paid, and sometimes they don’t work properly on Mac. Again, the Font Book addresses and resolves these issues before validation. Otherwise, you can’t use the app. If you don’t have time to go through the problem fonts’ validation process, you can do it later.

Installation

To install new fonts on your Mac, do any of the following:

  • Double-click on the Font Book in the Applications folder, then click the Add button, locate and select the font, then choose Open.
  • Drag the font file to the Font Book app icon in the Dock.
  • Double-click the font file in the Finder, then click Install Font in the dialog that appears.

To download and install system fonts:

  • Double-click on the Font Book in the Applications folder and highlight one or more of the list’s dimmed fonts. Click Download to install and validate. Confirm Download in the pop-up box.

Validate Pesky Fonts

If a font on your Mac isn’t displayed correctly or a document won’t open due to a corrupt font, you can validate the font or delete it. For invalidated fonts only:

  • In the Font Book, select the font. Choose File > Validate Font. Follow the directions on the screen, then click the Font Validation window. A green icon indicates the font passed, a yellow icon shows a warning, while a red icon indicates it failed. Select the checkbox next to a failed font, then click Remove Checked.

To find warnings or errors in a long list of fonts, click the pop-up menu at the top of the Font Validation window, then choose Warnings and Errors.

How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

Resolve Duplicated Fonts

The Font Book offers a simple way to identify and remove duplicate fonts on Mac. To do this:

  • In the Font Book, choose Edit > Look for Enabled Duplicates. To resolve duplicates, you can choose:
    • Resolve Automatically: Font Book disables or moves duplicates to the Trash, as set in Font Book preferences.
    • Resolve Manually: Continue to the next step to review and handle duplicates yourself.

    Remove, Disable, and Enable Fonts

    With installed fonts, you can remove, disable, and enable fonts at any time:

    • Remove: Select one or more fonts in the Font Book. Press the Delete key, then click Remove.
    • Disable: Select one or more fonts in the Font Book. Click the Disable button in the toolbar above the list of fonts, then click Disable to confirm. Disabled fonts aren’t deleted. Rather, they become dimmed and labeled Off in the list of fonts.
    • Enable: Select one or more fonts in the Font Book. Click the Enable button in the toolbar above the list of fonts, then click to confirm.

    Find Third-Party Fonts

    You can find external fonts across the internet that are free or available for purchase. When choosing a font, make sure it’s supported on macOS. Among the sites to find new fonts are:

      : The site offers lots of high-quality fonts at a price. : Great for finding free fonts. : More freebies here.

    Restore Default Fonts

    You might want to restore the fonts that came with your Mac. You can do so by following one step:

    • In Font Book, select File > Restore Standard Fonts. Restore Fonts that aren’t automatically installed.

    Summary

    Fonts come in different styles and provide a simple way to enhance creativity in your work. In macOS, the Font Book provides all the tools you need to download, install, and validate new fonts, which you can use across your computer’s apps.

    This document can assist you in resolving problems that occur when you install fonts or when using fonts with Adobe applications in Mac OS X. Font problems can manifest themselves in many different ways, including (but not limited to) the following:

    • Fonts don’t appear in the font menu of your applications.
    • Fonts don’t print correctly.
    • Fonts in menus and dialog boxes have incorrect letters or characters.
    • Fonts don’t appear correct onscreen.
    • Errors or crashes occur after installing fonts.
    • Fonts are available to certain users only.

    To benefit most from this document, perform the following tasks in order.

    1. Check whether the font format is supported.

    If you use an unsupported font format, the system can’t display or print the font in applications.

    Mac OS X supports the following font formats:

    • .dfont
    • Multiple Master (Mac OS X 10.2 and later only)
    • OpenType (.otf)
    • TrueType (.ttf)
    • TrueType Collection (.ttc)
    • Type 1 (PostScript)

    2. Make sure the font is installed in the correct folder.

    Mac OS X includes five font folders that allow you to use fonts in different ways. You can install fonts to as many folders as required because Mac OS X permits duplicate copies of a font in the system. If fonts have duplicate names, Mac OS X uses fonts—without regard to font format—from the following locations in the order listed:

    1. Users/[user name]/Library/Fonts
    2. Library/Fonts
    3. Network/Library/Fonts
    4. System/Library/Fonts (Avoid changing this folder. It contains .dfont fonts that Mac OS X requires for system use and display. For more information, see Mac OS X: Font locations and their purposes.)
    5. System Folder/Fonts

    Note: Fonts installed in System Folder/Fonts are available to all Classic, Carbon, and Cocoa applications.

    To install a font in Mac OS X, do the following:

    • If you’re installing fonts to the Users/[user name]/Library/Font folder, log in with your user name.
    • If you’re installing fonts to the Library/Fonts folder, log in as Administrator.
    • If you’re installing fonts to the Network/Library/Fonts folder on a networked server, contact your network administrator.

    Drag the font files from the original media (for example, a CD) to one or more of the following folders on the hard disk:

    Note: When installing PostScript fonts, drag both the outline font file and bitmap font suitcase to the appropriate folder. (In Mac OS X, font suitcases look and behave like other font files. You can’t open them by double-clicking the file as you can in Mac OS 9.)

    • System Folder/Fonts, to access the font in applications running in Mac OS X and applications running in Classic mode (Mac OS 9)
    • Library/Fonts, to access the font in all applications by all users in Mac OS X. (The font isn’t available in applications running in Classic mode.)
    • Users/[user name]/Library/Fonts—used by a specific user in Mac OS X. (The font is available in all applications in Mac OS X only when you log in as the specified user.)
    • Network/Library/Fonts—accessed by remote users on a networked file server running Mac OS X over a local area network (LAN)

    3. Check that both screen and printing files are installed. (PostScript fonts)

    To use PostScript fonts in Mac OS X, install the bitmap (screen), or the suitcase containing the bitmap fonts, and outline (printer) fonts to the same folder. (Adobe bitmap font files use the font name. The outline files use a shortened, PostScript version of the font name [for example, "Isabe" for the Isabella font].) If an outline font file isn’t installed, the font can print incorrectly. If the bitmap font file isn’t installed, the font isn’t available in the font menu.

    4. Use Adobe Type Manager (ATM) with Classic applications.

    ATM prevents fonts from appearing jagged onscreen and therefore helps PostScript fonts print more smoothly on nonPostScript printers when running applications in Classic mode. You can download a free version of ATM Light 4.6 from the Adobe website.

    5. Troubleshoot third-party font management software.

    Deactivate all font management utilities, such as Extensis Suitcase Fusion, Insider FontAgent Pro, or Linotype FontExplorer X. Attempt to perform the action that previously produced the problem (launching your application, accessing the font menu, and so on). Then do one of the following:

    • If the problem recurs, move on to the next section below.
    • If the problem doesn’t recur, reactivate your font management utility. Use it to perform a binary isolation of the fonts by disabling 50% of your fonts and comparing the results with both halves. Then, continue this process for the half that reproduces the problem.

    6. Remove font files.

    Move font files from the Fonts folders in the Users, Library, and Network folders to the desktop or other location, and restart the computer. If the problem doesn’t recur, one or more of the font files you moved is causing the problem. Replace font files a few at a time to determine which font is causing the problem. (For example, replace font files that start with A-E to the System/Library/Fonts folder, and then restart the computer. If the problem doesn’t recur, add another small group of font files. If the problem does recur, one of the font files you just added could be the cause. Remove the font files, and add them back one at a time. Restart the computer each time until you find the particular font file that causes the problem.) When you find the font file that causes the problem, reinstall the font from the original media.

    7. Use a current version of the font.

    Make sure you are using the latest version of the font.

    To check a font from the Adobe Type Library, select the font file, and choose File > Get Info > General to check the creation date. (If you’re using PostScript fonts, check the creation date for each outline and suitcase file.) If the font’s creation date is before 1992, a new version of the font could be available. For upgrade information, contact Adobe Customer Support at 1-800-833-6687.

    8. Clean out the system font cache.

    Corrupt font cache files cause fonts to appear damaged even if they are not. A common symptom is garbled text onscreen. Once the cache has been cleared, a corrupt font cache can be eliminated as the possible source of the problem.

    This page is part of The Ultimate Font Guide, an introductory font manual that explains the basics of fonts and how to install fonts, use them in different applications and more.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    This page is part of The Ultimate Font Guide, an introductory font manual that explains the basics of fonts and how to install fonts, use them in different applications and more.

    How can you uninstall fonts on a Mac?

    1. Locate the font to be uninstalled in Font Book App
    2. Right click the font and select ‘remove ‘font name’ family’
    3. Or, select fonts, and click File > Remove Font, & confirm.

    If you’ve installed a font that you no longer wish to keep, you can easily uninstall and remove the font from your iOS device.

    In this article, we will walk you through the steps on how to uninstall and remove a font from your Mac. As well as this, we will also explain how you can remove a font from your apps, without removing it from your device.

    Remove or disable in Font Book

    The great thing with Mac is that you can remove a font from your font list without removing it from your laptop. The iOS system offers an option to also disable a font, which will remove the font from your apps or in the Fonts window.

    Note that it isn’t possible to remove or disable system fonts on Mac.

    Uninstalling and removing a font

    Open the Font Book app on your Mac. Locate the font or fonts that you wish to uninstall and remove.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    Select the font/fonts and uninstall and remove the font by right-clicking and click Remove ‘Font Name’ Family. Lastly, confirm the removal and the font will be uninstalled and removed from your laptop.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    You can also uninstall and remove the font by selecting the font/fonts and click File > Remove ‘Font Name’ Family , and confirm the removal.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    Disable a font

    Open the Font Book app on your Mac. Locate the font or fonts that you wish to disable.

    Press the Disable button , located in the Edit Menu, and confirm the action. The font will not be disabled, but not removed from your Mac. A disabled font are dimmed and marked as ‘Off’.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    To enable the font again, mark the font and click the Enable button (this is the same button as the Disable button, but when a font is disabled the button looks like below).

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

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    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    If you want to use fonts that you installed in Font Book and facing some issue with them, you may easily validate the installed fonts on your Mac. If a font is not displaying correctly in a document, then the font file may be damaged. If a document is not opening, it’s possible that one of the fonts used in the document is broken. In such a case you may validate fonts in Font Book on your computer. Validation of fonts at installation may not prevent the files from becoming damaged later but at least ensures you that you are not installing damaged file. Here we will provide you some easy steps to validate fonts on your Mac.

    How to validate fonts on your Mac?

    You may easily validate fonts while installing them in Font Book, follow these steps:

    • On your Mac, select a font and then select File> Validate Font.
    • In the “Font Validation” window, click the disclosure triangle next to a selected font to review it.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    • A green icon shows the font passed, a yellow icon indicates a warning, and a red icon shows it failed.
    • You may resolve font warnings or errors by selecting the checkbox next to a font and then clicking “Install Checked” or “Remove Checked.”

    How to resolve duplicate fonts on your Mac?

    If the Font Book identifies any duplicate font with a yellow warning symbol in the list of fonts, you may resolve it by following the below given steps:

    • Click Edit> find the “Enabled Duplicates” option.
    • Select any of the below given options:

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    • Resolve Automatically: If you set this option in Font Book preferences, Font Book disables or moves duplicates to the Trash.
    • Resolve Manually: If you select this option, you need to continue for reviewing and handling duplicates manually.
    • Now, examine the duplicates and their copies and then select a copy to keep.
    • The copy that Font Book suggests keeping is labeled “Active copy” and is selected. You may review other copies by selecting one.
    • Now, resolve the current duplicate or if there are more than one duplicate, then resolve all
    • If you want the inactive copies to move in the Trash, select “Resolve duplicates by moving duplicate font files to the Trash.”

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    Symptoms

    After you install a font into the Fonts folder in the operating system and start Microsoft Word for Mac, the font unexpectedly is not available in the Font dialog box, in the drop-down list, or in the Formatting Palette.

    Cause

    Third-party fonts are not directly supported in Microsoft Office for Mac applications. Some third-party fonts may work in one application and not in another. Other third-party fonts are installed in a "family". A family usually consists of the third-party font itself together with some or all of its variations (bold, italic, and so forth). Sometimes, a font may be displayed in Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft Entourage, but you may be unable to use one of its variations, such as italic.

    Office does not support custom fonts. This includes any fonts that were manipulated by a font or typography program.

    Microsoft Office for Mac technical support does not provide support for installing or configuring third-party fonts.

    Basic font troubleshooting

    If the following methods don’t resolve your font issue, contact the font manufacturer or the website from which you purchased the fonts.

    First, restart your computer, and then test the font again. Some installations are not complete until the computer is restarted. This also makes sure that all applications are restarted after the installation.

    Method 1

    Clear the font caches. To do this, quit all Microsoft Office applications. On the Home menu, click Go > Applications, and then click Apple’s Font Book.

    On the Edit menu, click Select Duplicated Fonts.

    On the Edit menu, click Resolve Duplicates.

    To remove all the fonts from the computer that Font Book just disabled, follow these steps:

    1. After the duplicates have been resolved, select each disabled font, click File > Reveal in Finder, and then drag it to the trash.
    2. You may notice that Font Book sometimes turns off the newer copy of the font instead of the older one. If you prefer the newer copy, drag the older one to the trash, and then re-enable the new one.

    Restart the computer. Apple OS X will rebuild its font cache, and Word will rebuild its font cache from that.

    For best performance in Word, try to run with all your fonts enabled all the time. Each time that Word starts, it compares its font cache with the system font cache. If the two don’t match, Word will regenerate its own font cache, which can take a few seconds. If you have dynamically enabled fonts, the system font cache will appear different nearly every time that Word runs this comparison.

    You must do this every time you install an update, because the Microsoft installer tries to restore the disabled fonts each time.

    Method 2

    Restart the computer in Safe mode. Then, restart the computer normally. For more information about how to restart your computer in Safe mode, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    2398596 How to use a "clean startup" to determine whether background programs are interfering with Office for Mac

    Method 3

    Create a new user account to determine whether the problem is associated with an existing user account.

    The font is damaged, or the system is not reading the font

    If the font is not a custom font and does not appear in your Office program, the font may be damaged. To reinstall the font, see Mac OS X: Font locations and their purposes.

    The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

    Get strong typed, autocompleted resources like images, fonts and segues in Swift projects

    It makes your code that uses resources:

    • Fully typed, less casting and guessing what a method will return
    • Compile time checked, no more incorrect strings that make your app crash at runtime
    • Autocompleted, never have to guess that image name again

    Currently you type:

    With R.swift it becomes:

    Autocompleted images:

    Compiletime checked images:

    This is only the beginning, check out more examples!

    Mathijs Kadijk presented R.swift at the September 2016 CocoaHeadsNL meetup. Talking about the ideas behind R.swift and demonstrating how to move from plain stringly-typed iOS code to statically typed code.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    After installing R.swift into your project you can use the R -struct to access resources. If the struct is outdated just build and R.swift will correct any missing/changed/added resources.

    R.swift currently supports these types of resources:

    Runtime validation with R.validate() :

    • If all images used in storyboards and nibs are available
    • If all named colors used in storyboards and nibs are available
    • If all view controllers with storyboard identifiers can be loaded
    • If all custom fonts can be loaded

    CocoaPods is the recommended way of installation, as this avoids including any binary files into your project.

    Note on Carthage: R.swift is a tool used in a build step, it is not a dynamic library. Therefore it is not possible to install it with Carthage.

    1. Add pod ‘R.swift’ to your Podfile and run pod install
    2. In Xcode: Click on your project in the file list, choose your target under TARGETS , click the Build Phases tab and add a New Run Script Phase by clicking the little plus icon in the top left
    3. Drag the new Run Script phase above the Compile Sources phase and below Check Pods Manifest.lock , expand it and paste the following script:

    Screenshot of the Build Phase can be found here

    Tip: Add the *.generated.swift pattern to your .gitignore file to prevent unnecessary conflicts.

    First, Install R.Swift Binary and Run Script Phase

    1. Add mac-cain13/R.swift to your Mintfile and run mint bootstrap to install this package without linking it globally (recommended)
    2. In Xcode: Click on your project in the file list, choose your target under TARGETS , click the Build Phases tab and add a New Run Script Phase by clicking the little plus icon in the top left
    3. Drag the new Run Script phase above the Compile Sources phase, expand it and paste the following script:

    Tip: Add the *.generated.swift pattern to your .gitignore file to prevent unnecessary conflicts.

    Second, Install R.Swift.Library via the Swift Package Manager (requires Xcode 11)

    If you see a build error No such module ‘Rswift’ when trying to #import Rswift at the top of the R.generated.swift file, then you will also need to install the library via the Swift Package Manager available in Xcode 11+.

    R.swift is also available through Homebrew. This makes it possible to install R.swift globally on your system. Install R.swift by running: brew install rswift . The Homebrew formula is maintained by @tomasharkema.

    1. Add the R.swift.Library to your project a R.swift release, unzip it and put it into your source root directory
    2. In Xcode: Click on your project in the file list, choose your target under TARGETS , click the Build Phases tab and add a New Run Script Phase by clicking the little plus icon in the top left
    3. Drag the new Run Script phase above the Compile Sources phase, expand it and paste the following script:

    Screenshot of the Build Phase can be found here

    Tip: Add the *.generated.swift pattern to your .gitignore file to prevent unnecessary conflicts.

    Building from source

    1. Check out the code
    2. Run swift build -c release from the root directory
    3. Follow the manual installation steps with the binary you now have

    For developing on R.swift in Xcode, run swift package generate-xcodeproj –xcconfig-overrides RswiftConfig.xcconfig .

    We’ll love contributions, read the contribute docs for info on how to report issues, submit ideas and submit pull requests!

    Special thanks to Tom Lokhorst for his major contributions and help maintaining this project.

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    Strong typed, autocompleted resources like images, fonts and segues in Swift projects

    When fonts go bad or corrupt on your Mac they can cause all sorts of problems like shutting down your graphics program when you select that particular font.

    All Mac’s come equipped with an application called Font Book. To find out which fonts are good and which ones are bad we can run the validation option available in Font Book.

    To find Font Book, open up your Applications folder, find Font Book and double click to open it.

    The Font Book lists all the fonts that are installed on your Mac.

    To validate one or more fonts:

    1. Select the fonts you want to validate from the list

    2. Right click on your chosen fonts and choose “Validate Fonts” from the File menu.

    3. A “Font Validation” window opens and shows the results of validation. A green check mark indicates that font passed validation. A red x beside a font tells you there is a problem.

    Windows 10 updates offer new ways to manage the fonts loaded on your computer. You can now view, hide, and remove fonts, download new ones, and use drag and drop to add more.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    You probably have an army of fonts on your Windows 10 PC that you can use to spice up your documents, presentations, and other files. But how do you know which fonts are available, how they’ll appear, and how to obtain new ones?

    If you’re using Windows 10, Microsoft offers a couple of tools that can help. With the standard Fonts tool in Control Panel, you can see which fonts are installed and view and print a preview of each one.

    With the Windows 10 April 2018 Update or higher, you can perform other tricks via the Fonts screen under Settings: see how each font looks without having to preview it; uninstall fonts you don’t need; and download more fonts from Microsoft. The Windows 10 May 2019 Update, meanwhile, adds the option to install a font by dragging and dropping it.

    To check on this, go to Settings > System > About. Scroll down the About screen. If the Windows version says 1903, you have the May update. If not, go to the Update & security category in Settings. If your PC is ready and compatible, you’ll see an update called “Feature Update to Windows 10, version 1903,” which you can then install.

    View Installed Fonts

    Preview Fonts

    Preview Font Families

    If the font is a family (any font represented by multiple pages), double-clicking opens a page displaying each member of the family. You can then preview each individual font. If you select Preview for a font family, multiple viewers open to display the font with different attributes, such as bold, italic, and bold italic.

    For font families that require more than a few viewer screens, Windows first asks if you want to open them all. You then have to close each individual preview window.

    Hiding Fonts

    You can hide a font you don’t wish to see or use when you work with certain programs and apps. However, this trick doesn’t work across the board. Hiding fonts through the Fonts screen renders them invisible for certain built-in apps such as WordPad and Notepad.

    Applications such as Microsoft Office generate their own font menus, so hiding fonts through Control Panel has no effect on them. To hide a font, right-click on it and select Hide from the pop-up menu.

    You can also automatically hide all fonts that aren’t designed for your language settings. To do this, click the link for Font settings on the left sidebar. In the Font settings window, check the box to Hide fonts based on language settings. Click OK.

    Uninstall Fonts

    Back Up Fonts

    Reinstall Fonts

    Fonts Tool

    View Font Details

    Custom Preview

    Uninstall Font

    Add Fonts

    Find a New Font

    Get New Font

    Launch New Font

    View New Font

    Drag and Drop a Font

    Finally, with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, you can install a font by dragging and dropping it. This can come in handy if you’ve backed up and deleted an unprotected font and now wish to reinstall it. You can also use drag and drop to install a font you’ve downloaded from the web. Many sites offer fonts, both free and paid.

    To install a font using drag and drop, open File Explorer and look for the TrueType (TTF) file. Drag the file onto the pane in the Font screen that reads Drag and drop to install. Release your hold on the font when you see the Copy icon, and it should be installed.

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    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    Sometimes you want a little something extra when it comes to the look of the things you write within any given app on your Mac computer. Installing a new font can do the trick, and it’s a relatively simple process.

    Your Mac’s fonts are all housed in the Font Book, which you can find in your Applications folder. You can either add a font directly into it (in addition to deleting or disabling unwanted fonts), or you can use a site like Da Font to download one of their free fonts into your collection.

    Here’s how to install a new font onto your Mac using either method:

    Installing new fonts on your Mac using Font Book

    Before you install any fonts, you need to download them. Some are already available for downloading within the Font Book app. You can download other font files from websites like Da Font (which we talk about more below), FontSquirrel, and more.

    Once you’ve downloaded a font file:

    1. Double click a font you’ve downloaded in your Finder — this will prompt a new preview window to open.

    2. Click “Install font.”

    Your Mac will then validate the font, and if successful, it will be installed to your Font Book. Then you’ll be able to use that font with any of your apps.

    If you want to go back and check which fonts you have access to, or make them available to other user accounts on your computer, you’ll need to go back into the Font Book. You can get there via your launchpad, which is located in the apps bar at the bottom of your screen.

    From there, you can access your Font Book Preferences to allow another user access to any newly downloaded fonts.

    Installing new fonts on your Mac using Da Font

    Da Font is a popular, free font database. For those with Mac OS X 10.3 or above, installation is easy:

    1. Go to DaFont.com .

    2. Browse or search for your preferred font.

    3. Double click “Download” to get the font file — this will prompt a zip drive to download, double click to open it.

    4. Double click on the new folder in your downloads and double click on the font name — another pop up window will appear with a preview of the font.

    5. Click “Install font” at the bottom of the preview.

    This process will also download your new font into your Font Book, making it easily accessible for all of your Mac’s apps.

    Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. It is a powerful digital toolset that helps hundreds of thousands of Mac users around the world get the most out of their computers every day.

    Speed up your Mac by tweaking your fonts

    One often-overlooked tweak is to clear out the font caches and trim the number of fonts you have installed on your Mac.

    While it may seem like a minor thing it can actually have a big impact on how fast and responsive applications are. For example, every time Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word or QuarkXPress starts, the application scans your fonts and builds a preview for you. After this, every time you want to change the font the application has to load these previews and display them to you, which in Microsoft Word can takes up to five seconds from the clicking the font menu until it actually displays the font list.

    By disabling unnecessary fonts you can speed up applications quite significantly. As an example a quick scan of this computer shows that there are over 450 fonts installed, but typically only 20-30 are ever used. By disabling some of the extra fonts we can reduce the time applications have to spend on managing fonts.

    So how do you disable fonts? You can use the application Font Book that comes with your Mac (you find it in Applications). Give it a few seconds to load your fonts then go through the list and disable the ones you don’t use by selecting Disable from the Edit menu. Damaged or duplicate fonts can also slow down your computer so while you are in Font Book select Validate Fonts from the File menu and verify that the fonts you have installed are okay. You can automatically disable duplicates by using the Look for Enabled Duplicates (or Select duplicate fonts on Snow Leopard), followed by Resolve Automatically option (or Resolve Duplicates option in the Edit menu on Snow Leopard). It is also a good idea to enable Automatic font activation in Font Book’s Preferences as it lets OS X re-enable fonts when an application needs it.

    It is worth noting that the font caches themselves can become corrupted and cause slowdowns or crashes on your Mac so if you experience problems because of this it is a good idea to force OS X to rebuild the font cache. Cocktail makes this easy: open Cocktail and go to Preferences > Caches > User and select Font Caches. Next time you clear the caches Cocktail will make clear out the font caches too and force OS X to rebuild them.

    As a developer, you work with a lot of text resources: the source code in the editor, search results, debugger information, console input and output, and so on. Colors and font styles are used to format this text and help you better understand it at a glance.

    WebStorm lets you choose between configurable color schemes that define colors and fonts used in IDE text.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    A color scheme is not the same as the interface theme, which defines the appearance of windows, dialogs, and controls.

    You can use a predefined color scheme or customize it to your liking. It is also possible to share schemes.

    Select a color scheme

    Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Color Scheme .

    Use the Scheme list to select a color scheme.

    If you install a plugin with a color scheme, that scheme will be added to the list of predefined schemes. For more information, see Share color schemes.

    Customize a color scheme

    You can customize a predefined color scheme, but it is recommended to create a duplicate for your custom color and font settings:

    Duplicate a color scheme

    Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Color Scheme .

    Select a color scheme, click , and then click Duplicate .

    (Optional) To rename your custom scheme, click and select Rename .

    Predefined color schemes are listed in bold font. If you customize a predefined color scheme, it will be displayed in blue. To restore a predefined color scheme to default settings, click and select Restore Defaults . You cannot remove predefined color schemes.

    Define custom color and font settings

    Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Color Scheme .

    The settings on the pages under this node define colors for various elements of your code and the WebStorm interface. For example, the General page defines basic editor colors, such as the gutter, line numbers, errors, warnings, popups, hints, and so on.

    The Language Defaults page contains common syntax highlighting settings, which are applied to all supported programming languages by default. In most cases, it is sufficient to configure Language Defaults and make adjustments for specific languages if necessary. To change inherited color settings for an element, clear the Inherit values from checkbox.

    Semantic highlighting

    By default, the color scheme defines syntax highlighting for reserved words and other symbols in your source code: operators, keywords, suggestions, string literals, and so on. If you have a function or method with many parameters and local variables, it may be hard to distinguish them from one another at a glance. You can use semantic highlighting to assign a different color to each parameter and local variable.

    Enable semantic highlighting

    Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Color Scheme | Language Defaults | Semantic highlighting .

    Select the Semantic highlighting checkbox and customize the color ranges if necessary.

    Share color schemes

    If you are used to a specific color scheme, you can export it from one installation and import it to another one. You can also share color schemes with other developers.

    Export a color scheme as XML

    WebStorm can save your color scheme settings as an XML file with the .icls extension. You can then import the file to another installation.

    Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Color Scheme .

    From the Scheme list, select a color scheme, click , then click Export and select IntelliJ IDEA color scheme (.icls) .

    Specify the name and location of the file and save it.

    Export a color scheme as a plugin

    The plugin can be uploaded to the plugin repository for others to install. This format has several benefits over an XML file, including metadata, feedback, download statistics, and versioning (when you upload a new version of the plugin, users will be notified about it).

    Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Color Scheme .

    From the Scheme list, select a color scheme, click , then click Export and select Color scheme plugin .jar .

    In the Create Color Scheme Plugin dialog, specify the version details and vendor information. Then click OK .

    When you install a plugin with a color scheme, that scheme will be added to the list of predefined schemes.

    Import a color scheme

    Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Color Scheme .

    From the Scheme list, select a color scheme, click , then click Import Scheme .

    Fonts

    To customize the default font, open the Editor | Font page of the IDE settings Ctrl+Alt+S . This font is used and inherited in all color schemes by default. For more information, see Font.

    WebStorm can use any font that’s available in your operating system. To add another font to the list, either install it in the operating system or into the Java runtime that is used run WebStorm.

    Customize the color scheme font

    You can set a different font for your current scheme.

    This is not recommended if you are planning to share your scheme or use it on other platforms that may not support the selected font. In such cases, use the default global font settings.

    Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Color Scheme | Color Scheme Font .

    Select the Use color scheme font instead of the default checkbox.

    Customize the console font

    By default, text in the console uses the same font as the color scheme. To use a different font in the console:

    Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the IDE settings and select Editor | Color Scheme | Console Font .

    Select the Use console font instead of the default checkbox.

    Productivity tips

    See the color scheme settings for the current symbol

    Put the caret at the necessary symbol, press Ctrl+Shift+A , find the Jump to Colors and Fonts action, and execute it.

    This will open the relevant color scheme settings for the symbol under the caret.

    See which fonts are currently used in the editor

    Press Ctrl+Shift+A , find the Show Fonts Used by Editor action, and execute it.

    This will open the Fonts Used in Editor dialog with a list of fonts.

    Both the Jump to Colors and Fonts and the Show Fonts Used by Editor actions do not have a default shortcut. To assign a shortcut for an action, select it in the Find Action popup and press Alt+Enter .

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    If you’re a Mac user whose work involves different varieties of fonts, you might be in for some trouble with macOS Catalina. Some people are reporting that after upgrading to the latest version of macOS, excruciating font conflicts occur, the kind that render text unreadable in Mail, Safari, and other places. And if you’ve ever moved font files into the Fonts folders in your Library and User Library folders, or you use a third-party font manager such as FontExplorer X Pro, FontAgent, or Suitcase Fusion you may be in for a rude surprise.

    I had font problems after upgrading to Catalina. I consider myself a font management expert, but I couldn’t fix my problems without help. Here’s a look at what I encountered and what I had to do to get back to work. Hopefully, you can learn from my experience.

    When fonts disappear, you’ll know it

    The story began simply enough: I thought I was ready to upgrade to macOS Catalina. I dutifully confirmed that all my important apps were 64-bit happy, then I upgraded my Mac. Everything seemed to work well for a few days, and then suddenly, I couldn’t see the text in Mail and on some webpages in Safari. (Why it took several days for the problem to appear is still a mystery.)

    I used my third-party font manager to clear all the font caches on my Mac, but I saw no improvement. I checked the Read and Write permissions on every Fonts folder I could find, and they were correct. (The System font folder only allowed the System to Write; other font folders allowed me to Read and Write.) So I searched Apple’s discussion forums for “fonts disappear after Catalina” and found several threads, all with descriptions similar to mine, dating back to October 2019. But there were no solutions there.

    Finally, I contacted the font experts at Monotype. After confirming that I had cleared the font caches and checked permissions on Fonts folders, I disabled all the fonts in my font manager, which, in my case, is, FontExplorer X Pro. That worked. Apparently, there is a conflict between some of the Mac’s core fonts and some fonts that I long ago had activated in FontExplorer.

    What about the now-inactive fonts I need for my projects? No problem: with FontExplorer’s auto-activation feature enabled, any new fonts needed when I open documents or apps are automatically activated. I don’t expect the Catalina font chaos to return, since FontExplorer won’t try to activate any font already activated by the System.

    Where did all my fonts go?

    I noticed that hundreds of fonts in FontExplorer were marked as Conflicts, colored red in its list of fonts. To add to the fun, FontExplorer showed the former locations of those font files—where the font files lived before Catalina moved them. In Catalina, all the fonts not required by the system—but that Apple wants to make always available to apps—are placed into a Supplemental folder, located in System/Library/Fonts . These fonts include Apple Chancery, Arial, Baskerville, Brush Script, Futura, Georgia, Gill Sans, Impact, Papyrus, Times New Roman, Trebuchet, Verdana, Webdings, Wingdings (1, 2 and 3) and Zapfino.

    FontExplorer colors all Conflicts (including missing fonts) in red. The location of the Apple Chancery listed in red is no longer correct because macOS Catalina moved it into the System/Library/Fonts/Supplemental/ folder.

    I looked for these lost files on my Mac’s hard drive, and discovered that Catalina had emptied all the Fonts folders that Apple had previously sanctioned for activating fonts. These include:

    As a power-using graphic design wonk, I placed important fonts into these folders as a workaround when an app wouldn’t recognize a font that I activated in my font manager, just to get the job done. I suspect some of you have done the same. (To quote Tom Petty’s song “Running Man’s Bible:” “Desperate measures that might have been wrong.”)

    Catalina moved all the fonts from these folders into a Fonts (Removed) folder alongside the legitimate Fonts folder in my

    /Library/ folder as well as the /Library/ folder. Thoughtfully, Apple even labeled the folder containing my removed fonts with the date and time they were moved.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    The Fonts (Removed) folder contains a time-stamped folder containing the fonts that macOS Catalina moved from my Mac’s Library/Fonts/ folder. A similar folder was created in each user’s

    Armed with my two folders of abandoned fonts (from my former

    /Library/Fonts/ and former /Library/Fonts/ ), I was now able to add those fonts back into FontExplorer. And since font managers won’t add duplicates of fonts, only the missing fonts were added.

    The moral of the story

    All the pre-Catalina preparation in the world may not shield you from Catalina font chaos. Even if you don’t use a third-party font manager, previous versions of macOS allowed fonts to be activated from up to 7 different Fonts folders. Catalina moves those fonts to the new

    /Library/Fonts (Removed)/ and /Library/Fonts (Removed)/ folders. If you find yourself helplessly staring at invisible text in Mail, Safari, or other apps, try these techniques.

    Use your font manager’s tools to clear the system and Applications font caches. (Hey, it can’t hurt!)

    Disable all the fonts in your font manager. You can re-enable them as you need them, or better yet, let your font manager re-enable them as your apps and documents request them.

    /Library/Fonts (Removed)/ and 1/Library/Fonts (Removed)/1 folders and copy their font files into your font manager.

    Most importantly, don’t blame yourself for having used those folders. Apple sanctioned them, and you used them to complete a project. Instead, congratulate yourself for being so clever!

    Even the most polished font manager for Mac needs updates every now and then. Just to make it more awesome.

    Psst, want to see what’s next for Typeface app? Sign up for the Beta.

    Typeface v3.5.2 March 7th, 2022

    Fox managed to discover some bugs. Needless to say, these bugs are no more.

    IMPROVED Allow dropping fonts/folders on entire sidebar to import them
    IMPROVED Added titlebar icon when Pro extension or upgrade is available
    IMPROVED Suggest to update an outdated app when the app data is stored in a newer format which isn’t supported yet
    IMPROVED Show Pro updates info in license view
    IMPROVED Allow aborting importing a tag backup
    FIXED Allow purchasing Pro again when purchase was previously canceled on Mac App Store
    FIXED Prevent flickering of sidebar icons when dragging over them
    FIXED Focus on last used window when clicking on the app icon, instead of the main window
    FIXED Scroll to correct grid position with type to scroll when Hide Fonts Missing Glyphs and Group Families is enabled
    FIXED Allow viewing, renaming and deleting tags that end with a ‘#’
    FIXED Don’t view details on double click when Click to View Details is enabled
    FIXED Prevent crash when disabling fonts that are not available anymore
    FIXED Prevent crash when importing a corrupt license file
    FIXED Prevent crash when launching on macOS 10.12/10.13

    Typeface v3.5.0 December 20th, 2021

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    Lots of small improvements in this update to make certain features easier to discover for new users and advanced options quicker to access for veterans.

    You can now press & hold on many buttons to get access to context menus. This works for all toolbar buttons, sidebar headers, activation indicators, collected fonts and OpenType filters. Furthermore the search field has been improved, you can type to scroll to a specific font in the grid and you can customize the toolbar drop action. Try them out to improve your workflow — enjoy!

    NEW Type to scroll to fonts starting with a specific prefix. For example type ‘he’ to jump to Helvetica
    NEW Added grid toolbar button for convenient access to some grid options
    NEW Press & hold toolbar buttons to get a menu of options
    NEW Press & hold the activation icon to get activation options for a font
    NEW Press & hold the Quick Collect icon of collected fonts to quickly access tagging, activation and clearing options
    NEW Show context menus when clicking on sidebar header icons
    NEW Add a tag to the search filters from the sidebar context menu
    NEW Added Refresh All option to refresh all imported locations when clicking on imported locations icon in sidebar
    NEW Customize drop action when dragging fonts to the toolbar. Right click on the toolbar to choose a different option. Multi Attach is the default option.
    IMPROVED Added new import submenu, with options for Adobe Fonts, Google Fonts, Font Book and Supplemental System Fonts
    IMPROVED More uniform sidebar icons, new icons for Adobe Fonts and Google Fonts, improved toolbar icons
    IMPROVED Allow click and hold for buttons showing context menus
    IMPROVED Enable double click to view details by default when using Click to Collect
    IMPROVED Ask for confirmation when trying to activate more than 50 fonts at once
    IMPROVED Added Hide Fonts Missing Glyphs to advanced filter menu. Search field will show a highlighted icon when the filter is active
    IMPROVED Show information on how to filter tags when the search field is in focus
    IMPROVED Press Option to add an inverted tag suggestion to the filters when searching
    IMPROVED Filter tags by typing a : in the search field (same behavior as #)
    IMPROVED Automatically expand search field when search terms are overflowing the field
    IMPROVED Clear collected fonts while dragging by holding down Option+Shift keys instead of just Shift which may have been confusing
    IMPROVED Changed visuals of dragging image when holding down Option+Shift to clear collected fonts
    IMPROVED Improved performance of copying paths of multiple fonts
    IMPROVED Show System, Untagged and Font Book by default in sidebar, can be hidden
    IMPROVED Show information about app communication permissions when using Font Switch for the first time
    FIXED Don’t launch Typeface when InDesign Auto Activator has been enabled and Typeface has been closed
    FIXED Briefly highlight previews when attaching or detaching a tag
    FIXED Prevent crash when showing OpenType features of font with incorrect GSUB lookup records
    FIXED Don’t allow new lines when creating tags
    FIXED Select inserted text when pressing Command-Shift-left/right arrows when searching
    FIXED Prevent selecting tag suggestions under the current mouse position when searching tags
    FIXED Correctly scroll previews when resizing previews to smallest size
    FIXED Don’t show preview border when clicking on the activation indicator and Click to Collect is enabled
    FIXED Prevent highlighting Quick Collection icon when removing fonts from the Collection in certain occasions
    FIXED Correctly align Quick Collection count when highlighting
    FIXED Prevent crash when removing PostScript Type 1 fonts with unexpected file type codes

    Typeface v3.4.1 November 9th, 2021

    Enjoying Font Switch? Well, fox was so excited about this new feature he auto activated fonts for himself. That’s not supposed to happen, so fox is in the naughty corner for a bit to prevent that bad behavior.

    Files on your computer may store information about their source, author, dates, and other details, through metadata (aka “Document Properties”). If you don’t want this information to be available to others who may have access to your files, it’s a good idea to remove all the metadata from a file.

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    While programs like Word (via “Inspect Document”) and Adobe Acrobat (‘Remove hidden information”) will help you remove these potentially unwanted document properties one file at a time, File Explorer lets you do it without opening a file AND makes it easy to do it to multiple files at once. Here’s how:

    • Go to File Explorer
    • Select one or more files in Windows Explorer
    • Right-click > select Properties from the contextual menu
    • Go to the Details tab > click Remove Properties and Personal Information to open the Remove Properties dialog

    How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

    You’ll be presented with a dialog box with two options:

    1. “Create a copy with all possible properties removed” – creates a “clean” copy of the file(s), leaving the original with its metadata intact. A copy will be created, with ” – Copy” at the end of its name.
    2. “Remove the following properties from this file” – overwrites the existing file and removes the metadata (no copy is made; you cannot undo this action so use it thoughtfully!). A list of available metadata becomes pick and choose so you can select the individual fields that you want removed OR you can opt for “Select All” to choose to remove all the metadata fields with information in them.
      • About the Bar
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      ‘To inculcate in its members the principles of duty and service to the public, to improve the administration of justice, and to advance the science of jurisprudence.’

      The info widgets content should be vertically aligned in the middle as such:

      Windows: Chrome 20 / FF 14 / IE 9

      Mac (Lion / Mt. Lion): Chrome / FF

      Looking at the above images of the coded design you can see how the appears to throw off the alignment. Upon further viewing, the text is being rendered outside of the element on the mac.

      Windows

      I am embedding the fonts through a Google Web Fonts stylesheet.

      I have tried the following:

      • Set line-heights on every element.
      • Set font-weights on every element.
      • Set heights on every element.
      • A combination of height/padding-top on every element.
      • Used percentages/em/px for padding.

      It seems that no matter what I try, the content will never center align perfectly across mac and pc.

      It is possible to achieve what I’m trying to do in a simplistic manner?

      Should I forgo the display:table-cell; route and set specific heights/paddings on each element and child? I will still run into padding/spacing issues between the two OS’s.

      What should I categorize this issue under? Line-height? Table-cells? OS? etc.

      Thanks in advance!

      11 Answers 11

      If it is resolved by using a different font (Arial) then the issue is with the font, not with the CSS. As you have noticed font rendering differs between browsers.

      One possible solution could be to download the Cutive font (I see it has a SIL license) and then run it through the Font Squirrel font-face generator. In “Expert” mode there is an option to “Fix Vertical Metrics” which might be what you are looking for.

      I came across this problem with a custom font that had been created for a client’s brand. I opened the TTF font in Font Forge. The way I created uniformity with rendering was to adjust the values in Element->Font Info->OS/2->Metrics.

      Win Ascent/Descent values appear to work differently to the other values. I had the following values:

      Win Ascent: 1000

      Typo Ascent: 750

      Typo Descent: -250

      HHead Ascent: 750

      HHead Descent: -250

      I changed the Win Ascent and Descent values to:

      Win Descent: 250 (notice the positive value)

      It appears you need to match the values except in my case I needed to invert the value of Win Descent to a positive one.

      I have very limited knowledge about fonts but this did fix my problem. I generated the font as TTF and then ran it through a web font generator. The fonts now render identically on Mac/Windows 7/Android/iOS.

      Hope this helps someone.

      My solution to this (very annoying problem):

      Set all elements to float:left;

      Set explicit line-heights;

      Enjoy a victory over cross-browser/platform css ridiculousness.

      For those who can’t use Font Squirrel, I can confirm that this problem could be fixed in Font Forge for the font I was working with. Based on the answer provided by Luke, here are the steps I followed (no new information here, just providing easy-to-follow instructions):

      1) Install FontForge (free) Download from: https://fontforge.github.io/

      2) Open the problematic font in FontForge

      3) Choose Element > Font Info How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

      4) On the left panel, click OS/2, then click the Metrics tab

      5) Change Win Ascent to the same number as HHead Ascent, and Win Descent to the POSITIVE value of HHead Descent (i.e., remove minus sign), then click OK. (If those numbers don’t address the problem, try adjusting them until you find numbers that fix the issue for your specific font.) How to validate and remove fonts on a mac

      6) Click File > Generate Fonts. Choose the font type for your font. If the font is an .otf font, choose OpenType (CFF). Uncheck “Validate Before Saving”. Set a name for your new font file. Click Generate. How to validate and remove fonts on a mac