Strange Character/Font Issue Across all Apps

Discussion in 'macOS' started by sailingguy17, Dec 14, 2008.

  1. sailingguy17 macrumors newbie

    Dec 14, 2008

    I've tried searching on here, and the only post that had a similar problem was:

    Occasionally, regardless of the application, I get strange, jumbled characters (sometimes greek letters instead of roman, etc.) for text. Happens in Preview, Safari, Photoshop, MS Word, iTunes, etc. Here are some screen shots (attached).

    Any ideas?


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  2. madog macrumors 65816


    Nov 25, 2004
    Korova Milkbar
    Try heading to the system preferences and over to International. Under the language tab there, check to see if English is at the top as the preferred language. If not, click and drag it to the top of the list. Also, check the pull down menu for sorted lists to see if it is set to English.
  3. sailingguy17 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 14, 2008
    Did that -- nothing needed to be changed. English was already the top choice for both. :(

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