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Hi fellows!
Anybody knows what happens when I open a pdf file and appears a strange typeface instead a system one?

Thanks in advance!

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Can you post the URL where we can view the PDF file?

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But, the pdf file in another mac displays correctly!
The problem happens with several files im my computer! Another example is when I open a firefox window... The text is setted in that strange typeface!

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your font cache may be corrupted.

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What's the solution?

Thanks in advance!
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Try downloading MainMenu and scrubbing the font caches

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