font problem

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by chihiro, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. chihiro macrumors regular

    Mar 25, 2007
    i have some fonts which I tried to open but they appeared in the preview window in Grey screen and with words"exec" and under is said:Unix Executable File
    I know they are fonts for mac
    could you please tell me how could I open then and why they are not apearing as normal fonts?

    thank you
  2. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    Where did you get the fonts from? This is a commonly-seen problem when they've perhaps moved from PC to Mac or vice versa, or when they've been emailed, where the resource forks get stripped (or so I believe).

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