Fonts Suddenly Disappear??!?!

Discussion in 'macOS' started by lu0s3r322, Jun 2, 2007.

  1. lu0s3r322 macrumors 6502a

    Nov 28, 2005

    I was browsing on Safari and usually i have my adium contact list on the desktop with all my buddies names and when i quit safari i noticed that all the names had disappeared but the status buttons and buddy icons were still there

    so then i tried switching fonts on the list and some worked and others didnt. I opened the font book and saw that a majority of the fonts that i had are all missing for some reason. even normal ones such as times new roman and trebuchet ms are gone.

    therefore, i did a spotlight search and font the files but when i opened them with font book, nothing happened and nothing was added

    can anyone help me? much thanks!
  2. iMeowbot macrumors G3


    Aug 30, 2003
    It's an ongoing theme with tiger :( Fortunately it's an easy fix much of the time. Goto /Library/Caches/ and trash everything in there, then reboot. See if that does the trick before looking for broken fonts.
  3. lu0s3r322 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Nov 28, 2005
    oh wow i didnt know that

    thats a really annoying bug especially if you customize like your contact lists and safari/firefox fonts.

    thanks iMeowbot

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