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tomoisyourgod
Sep 29, 2007, 07:25 AM
I've never had this problem before ever! But when I install this new font, it over writes Arial and screws up text on Firefox, changing it to this new font I install...



tsd
Oct 1, 2007, 09:11 AM
Good riddance to Arial: it's just a bad knock-off of Helvetica.

As to WHY it's doing this, I know it's easy to fix in Firefox via the Firefox Preferences, but that's just a fix, not a preventative.

You could try renaming the Arial font file (username>Library>Fonts) to something random, then install the new font, then rename Arial back to it's original name.

mkrishnan
Oct 1, 2007, 09:19 AM
Okay, this may be an idiotic question, but is the new font also called Arial? :confused:

icbreeze
Mar 25, 2008, 12:38 AM
I've never had this problem before ever! But when I install this new font, it over writes Arial and screws up text on Firefox, changing it to this new font I install...

Yea i have that problem too... the damn font has completely messed up my firefox...


if anybody has a solution to this problem please post it up...

jerryrock
Mar 25, 2008, 10:14 AM
You can change the default Firefox font in preferences.

If you are running Leopard and Time machine you can restore the original font.

You can re-install Firefox (probably the easiest fix).

clamaru
Feb 23, 2010, 12:52 PM
I solved the problem asking to a friend for the original arial font for mac, then overwrite from the library fonts and done!