Downloaded Fonts Not Showing Up: A Solution for Windows Users

Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. Double-click Fonts. On the File menu File menu The File tab is a colored tab, for example, a blue tab in Word, located in the upper-left corner . When you click the File tab, you see many of the same basic commands that you saw on the File menu in earlier releases of Office, such as Open, Save, and Print. › en-us › office Start Backstage with the File tab - Microsoft Support , click Fonts to place a check mark .

As a graphic designer, having the right fonts is essential for creating visually appealing designs. However, sometimes the fonts you’ve downloaded might not show up on your computer. This can be frustrating, especially if you need to use a specific font for a project. In this blog post, we will discuss a solution to this problem for Windows users.

The issue is demonstrated in the video where the graphic designer has installed a font but cannot find all the variations of the font. Even after restarting the program, the regular version of the font is missing. It might seem like the font was not installed correctly, but that is not the case.

To fix this issue, the solution is to create a new folder and add the missing fonts manually. First, go to the C drive or the location where Adobe is installed. Then, go to Program Files, Common Files, and Adobe. Create a new folder named “Fonts” and move the downloaded fonts to this folder. If you already have a font folder prepared, you can move that instead.

After moving the fonts to the new folder, you might not see them right away. To make them appear, close the program and re-open it. If the regular version of the font is still missing, close the program again and try reopening it. If this solution does not work, you might need to restart your computer.

In conclusion, downloaded fonts not showing up can be a headache for designers using Windows, but it is not an unsolvable problem. By following the steps mentioned above, you can get your missing fonts to show up and use them for your project.


Where do my downloaded fonts go?
All fonts are stored in the C:\Windows\Fonts folder. You can also add fonts by simply dragging font files from the extracted files folder into this folder. Windows will automatically install them. If you want to see what a font looks like, open the Fonts folder, right-click the font file, and then click Preview.
Why are fonts not showing in PDF?
To check that your fonts are embedded in Adobe Acrobat, go to File on the top menu and select Properties… then select the Fonts tab, this will list the font used in the document. You want to check that they are either (Embedded) or (Embedded Subset).
Why are my downloaded fonts not showing up in Word Mac?
Restart the computer. Apple OS X will rebuild its font cache, and Word will rebuild its font cache from that. For best performance in Word, try to run with all your fonts enabled all the time. Each time that Word starts, it compares its font cache with the system font cache.
Why have some of my fonts disappeared?
If you see a Missing Fonts message upon opening a file in one of your desktop applications, this means that the file uses fonts that you don't currently have on your computer.