When there is a problem with a typeface, it’s time to recycle the font cache. Japanese icons provided by  by Stuart Rankin

Clearing the font cache

Sometimes Desktop Fonts do not show up in program menus. In almost all such cases the problem get solved by cleaning the so-called Font Cache.



First thing first, what is the Font Cache? It is the temporary memory of a typeface on your computer. Like this your computer has a quicker access to your installed fonts.

Occasionally this can get mixed up and causes problems within programs or printers. Best is to clean the Font Cache so your computer builds it new; here is how.

MacOS

Windows

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