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

Clearing the font cache

Sometimes Desktop Fonts do not appear in program menus. In almost all such cases, the problem can be resolved by clearing the so‑called Font Cache.

First things first, what is the Font Cache? It is the temporary memory of a typeface on your computer. This allows your computer to access your installed fonts more quickly.

Sometimes the font cache can become corrupted and cause issues within programs or printers. The best solution is to clear the Font Cache so that your computer can rebuild it. Here’s how:

MacOS 14+


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