Mac OS X v10.6.7 Font Update Fixes OpenType Bug

Today, Apple released an update to Snow Leopard that they claim fixes the deadly PostScript-flavored OpenType font issue we mentioned before.

If you have experienced this bug, we recommend applying the update. If you haven’t experienced the bug, or haven’t upgraded to 10.6.7, we recommend waiting a week or two before upgrading, to see if this “fix” causes any new problems.

Here’s what Apple says about the update:


The Snow Leopard Font Update contains fixes for Mac OS X v10.6.7 that address issues displaying and printing OpenType fonts.

Products Affected: Mac OS X 10.6

The update includes fixes that:

  • Address an issue in which some OpenType fonts don’t display correctly in certain applications
  • Resolve issues printing from Preview
  • Address an issue with PDF files not opening in third-party PDF viewing applications
  • Resolve invalid font errors when printing to PostScript printers


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