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sunshine1686 09-25-2006 11:36 AM

Changing the fonts
 
You know how on a pc you can change the default font that is on the computer? (Like the font in system preferances and etc) Can you do that on a mac? If so, how?

sursuciofla 09-25-2006 11:40 AM

Go to Font Book in Apps

surfwax95 09-25-2006 11:42 AM

You need a program called "Silk" from Unsanity and $10.

Aptmunich 09-25-2006 12:14 PM

Or Tinkertool from versiontracker.com and 0$.


It might seem a little odd that OS X doesn't let you do this itself, but I think it's because a large part of the mac experience is about UI consistency and usability - both of which are governed by strict human interface guidelines... (although apple likes breaking them every so often apparently - I'm looking at you iTunes 7 :))

surfwax95 09-25-2006 12:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Aptmunich
I'm looking at you iTunes 7 :))

...and iPhoto/iMovie/iDVD.

...and Brushed Metal apps (Finder, Safari)

...and Unified apps (System Prefs, Image Capture)

...and Blue Bubble apps (Mail, new Preview)

:p

I didn't know TinkerTool could do that! For Free no less!

Aptmunich 09-25-2006 01:36 PM

Right you are!

Tinkertool is very cool... although I think it basically just tweaks hidden system preferences - it doesn't actually add anything itself.
http://www.bresink.com/osx/0TinkerTo...-en/5Fonts.png


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