Deleted duplicate fonts and now some fonts have changed?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by jent, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. jent macrumors 6502a

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    I just upgraded to Lion and decided to open Font Book and run the "Validate fonts" option. It came up with some duplicate fonts, which I removed to the trash. Oddly enough, if I run the same command it still finds the same fonts as duplicates. Also, I'm sure the fonts that Safari is using for the MacRumors forums is different now. Any way I can undo what just happened or properly manage my font situation? If I open the trash there appear to be 22 identical iterations of each font that Font Book flagged. Help!
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Did you try restarting your Mac after deleting the duplicate fonts? Do so, without emptying the Trash.
     
  3. jent thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I just restarted and it's the same different font.

    Here's what it looks like now that I moved supposedly duplicate fonts to the trash.

    And here's a sample of two of the fonts in my trash.
     

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  4. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    It looks normal to me.
     
  5. jent, Jun 24, 2012
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    jent thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    The font is different from how it normally looks.

    Here's a screenshot of the MacRumors Forums taken from the Guest account which has all-default settings. This is how it normally appears, and the original screenshot is how my normal account appears ever since I moved the "duplicate" fonts to the trash.
     

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  6. jent thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I should add that when I boot into Safe Mode, the font for the MacRumors Forums and a few other sites that display the wrong font display perfectly normally. How can I get my normal user account back to that state, then?
     
  7. jent thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I'll finish this thread by saying that some fonts were somehow disabled. I reenabled them in Font Book and the few websites that displayed differently went back to normal.

    Here's what Font Book originally said (and still says) when I go to "Validate Fonts."
     

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  8. satcomer macrumors 603

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