too many fonts!

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by magius, Jul 4, 2007.

  1. magius macrumors regular

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    over the years i've collected a vast storehouse of fonts, right now i'd like to trim it down to the basic fonts the mac came with plus whatever ps and illustrator bring, and from there add a select few while leaving the rest on cd to use at my discretion.... does anyone know an easier way to reset my font collection? I have no idea what the default fonts are anymore....

    also there is a better automater program than fontparade (to automatically sample a folder of fonts and print to pdf for review)?

    much thanks.
     
  2. magius thread starter macrumors regular

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    nevermind, i have found the answer. just in case anyone was curious, I used font explorer x to set my fonts back to the system default, and am now using that instead of font book to manage and activate/deactivate fonts. that with font doctor seems to be working prettty well.

    cheers.
     
  3. AlexisV macrumors 68000

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  4. garyjcarr macrumors member

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  5. dornoforpyros macrumors 68040

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    yes fontexplorer is the bees knees, and keeping your activated fonts under 500 seems to be the sweet spot for OS X to keep it from freaking out.
     
  6. Sean Dempsey macrumors 68000

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    What are the commands in Font Explorer to do this? I think I might have caused some problems by adding way too many fonts from my Windows system. I fear they might have been corrupted or just incompatible. I went through and deleted duplicates from FontBook, but I've still been getting errors throughout my system, type and font related.
     

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