OS X comes with a large number of different fonts included, and if you also install third-party software such as Microsoft Office, your system should be full of fonts. Now, this isn’t really much of a problem I mean – come on. What harm is it to have a large number of different fonts to choose from? The only issue is that if you want to see what a font looks like before using it, you will have to slowly go through a large list which can become impractical.
Luckily for you, Apple also cared to include several options in OS X for previewing fonts which can really help you streamline this process. More details follow:
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