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    How do I change Fonts in El Capitan

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    How do I change Fonts in El Capitan
    I just downloaded El Capitan 10.11.2 from Yosemite. No problems at all with the download. I'm reading about this new San Francisco Font and I can't figure out where to go to change the font to San Francisco. It has got to be simple, but I'm lost. Please help. Thanks.

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    How do I change Fonts in El Capitan
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    NEI

    Change font where? Everything has a font.

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    How do I change Fonts in El Capitan
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    It is in Apple Developers Stage, or Beta, meaning still being tested and to test it you have to be a registered developer with Apple. Have a read of this and suggest waiting until it is a general release.


    https://developer.apple.com/fonts/
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    How do I change Fonts in El Capitan

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    Thank you harryb for a Helpful post and answer to my question.

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    Um ... San Francisco has been the default system font in OS X since El Capitan, tvOS since the fourth-gen model, Apple Watch since its introduction, and iOS since iOS 9. Maybe I'm not understanding the question?

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    How do I change Fonts in El Capitan

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    harryb's answer, and the link that he provided, indicates that San Francisco is still in beta testing. The question is, (and maybe I was not clear on my question) is there a place to go in System Preferences to change the Font from one Font to another, and if there is, where? Is San Francisco still in beta testing as indicated by the link that harryb provided if using El Capitan? I didn't mean for this question so be so involved.

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    1. Yes, but that video is from last June. El Capitan came out in October.

    2. No. Apple does not provide a choice of fonts for the system.

    3. Nope.

    No worries, I can certainly see where your questions came from.

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    How do I change Fonts in El Capitan

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    Thank you chas_m. I seldom post, but I learn a lot on these forums. Thanks for answering my questions. All is clear now. :-) Cheers!!!

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    How do I change Fonts in El Capitan
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    The website in this link: http://osxdaily.com/2015/10/15/chang...lucida-grande/ has instructions on changing the font from San Francisco to Lucinda Grande. I don't know any more about it. Perhaps the experts here can comment.

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    How do I change Fonts in El Capitan
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    Before you try it read this about problems with Lucinda:-


    https://github.com/schreiberstein/lucidagrandeelcapitan
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