How to Install Fonts on a Macintosh

How to Install Fonts on a Macintosh. Fonts add creative zing to your documents and can help you express your flair. Installing fonts on a Macintosh is simple - the Macintosh OS doesn't care whether you use PostScript or TrueType fonts.

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Locate the fonts you want to install. If you are installing a TrueType font, you need only one file. If you are installing a PostScript font, you will need the printer font and the font suitcase containing the screen font.

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Drag the fonts to the System Folder. You will be prompted to allow the fonts to be moved to the Fonts folder. Click OK.

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You may need to quit out of certain programs for the new fonts to be available in those programs.