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How to Import fonts into Font Book

I have been tring to import fonts into the Font Book of a G5 but for some reason they’re not showing up. I know they are being copied because they show up in fonts folders in the HD but i can not view them through the Font Book. Also, when i click them in the HD, Font Book loads up but the selected font does not show up to preview. When i transfer fonts, the Font Book loads but the total # of fonts does not change.

— Danny

Comments: 3 Responses to “How to Import fonts into Font Book”

    10 years ago

    It is as simple as what you are already trying. So perhaps something is wrong with the fonts? Are you getting these from one source — perhaps old style fonts of some kind? Are any of them successful? It sounds like there is a compatibility issue.
    Another thing to check is to make sure you are doing this with an admin account. But probably, yes.

      10 years ago

      I am using the administrator account and they are coming from multiple sources. I would understand if some had trouble transferring but it appears so for ALL my fonts. I work in a Mac lab and i have been importing fonts to other macs just fine. Its just a select few that are giving me this issue.

    10 years ago

    I had the same problem and just figured it out. I went to my font folder and saw the fonts there. I doubled clicked on the fonts and it brought up an Ïnstall¨button. I clicked on that and it finally installed. Not sure why the normal Font Book process wouldn´t take it. But, at least there was a workaround.

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