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Corrupt/odd font display

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If I do a Google search for a Wikipedia article on a fresh launch AFTER going to Help/Troubleshooting Information/clear the startup cache, the page renders as attached. Other pages also render oddly like this at random.

Have refreshed Firefox - no effect Tried launching with addons disabled - no effect Default theme - on, no effect Hardware acceleration off - no effect

Launching in Safe Mode DOES seem to fix it, but I cannot keep working in safe mode - anyone any idea?

Clearly something in Safe Mode is being deactivated beyond addons etc

If I do a Google search for a Wikipedia article on a fresh launch AFTER going to Help/Troubleshooting Information/clear the startup cache, the page renders as attached. Other pages also render oddly like this at random. Have refreshed Firefox - no effect Tried launching with addons disabled - no effect Default theme - on, no effect Hardware acceleration off - no effect Launching in Safe Mode DOES seem to fix it, but I cannot keep working in safe mode - anyone any idea? Clearly something in Safe Mode is being deactivated beyond addons etc
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This is usually caused by a problem with a specific font and you need to identify this font and fix this.

You can check in Font Book for font issues like corrupted and duplicate fonts. Note that you shouldn't disable "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" as this will cause issues with iconic fonts used by webpages to display small icons (you may see text labels instead of icons).


You will probably find that it can be resolved by finding and removing duplicate fonts installed in the local ~/Library/Fonts folder, that are conflicting with standard system fonts.