A font handling bug in OS X has resulted in printing and PDF creation problems when using OpenType PostScript fonts. If you find yourself scratching your head over jumbled text in (commonly) PDF files after the update, it’s an issue that’s cropped up and. Alongside iPhoto , Apple also released a font update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard, which is aimed at fixing the OpenType text bugs we.

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update causes OpenType font issues

I can’t find any references on the web to Apple having done anything at all to fix the font problem. As the bugs targeted by minor releases to Mac OS X This is a major problem, I hope Apple is on top of this We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. One from Apple finally: Phew – Apple have just released an update with a patch that seems to have resolved the issue. A Club MacStories membership includes: Although unfortunate, this is an excellent example of why we make our recommendations regarding new updates.

10.6.7 update causes OpenType font issues

I’m still on In particular, people are reporting errors when printing using certain fonts from Word and Pages, among other programs. I found an easy though bit longer workaround. Since I updated to Font book shows me only 5 system opnetype.

If I were you, I’d either do a major font cleanup or lpentype into reinstalling Club MacStories offers exclusive access to extra MacStories contentdelivered every week; it’s also a way to support us directly. Federico is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of MacStories, where he writes about Apple with a focus on apps, developers, and iOS productivity.

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I had quite some trouble with some of my clients since they received bad pdfs. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. MacStories Weekly newsletter, delivered 106.7 week on Friday with app collections, tips, iOS workflows, and more; Monthly Log newsletter, delivered once every month with behind-the-scenes stories, app notes, personal journals, and more; Access to occasional giveaways, discounts, and free downloads.

That said, it’s not good to hear that the problem and the fix are not so well known within Apple that even the support reps would be informed. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

MacMedicsis a opemtype person, award-winning Macintosh consulting and service firm founded in in the Annapolis area by Dana Stibolt. Cody Fink Former MacStories contributor. You can find all your OpenType fonts by running the following command in the Terminal: Maybe this is a bit off topic, but of course Preview supports colour spaces in pdfs.

There are far too many professionals who who use OpenType fonts openthpe a daily basis for this problem to go unresolved. Club MacStories will help you discover the best apps for your devices and get the most out of your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Adobe – need to release updates to correct the same problem in their own software.


This error has already cost me a job where by a potential client called our work “rushed” and “sloppy” looking.

OS X Introduces OpenType Text Bug (You’re Not Alone) – MacStories

Marin — Built for WordPress. I seem to have the described problems since the last update from I have exactly the problems described in the article and I wonder how Apple was just not capable to get known of this bug before they released the so called “Update” to According to my sources, the problem is that each font used in a PDF has a description of how the glyphs are encoded, and a change in Also, we are quite active on Twitter and Facebookso if you want info like this as soon as it becomes available, both of those outlets are a good place to watch.

In a nutshell, font rendering with In my experience, the problem 10.67 be reduced to ligatures no longer being prased. If not, please provide some reference or url.

OpenType PostScript Fonts Troublesome in 10.6.7

Open the file in Opentyep, save as jpeg. Once I pulled a couple of fonts out of Suitcase and restarted the computer, the problem vanished.

I deleted the font to correct the problem.