Teaching and Learning with Technology

Computing With Accents and Foreign Scripts

Override Font: Internet Explorer Mac (Deprecated)

Note: Internet Explorer for the Mac is no longer supported by Microsoft. This page is here for archival purposes only.


  1. Under the Edit menu, choose Preferences.
  2. You should see a window with a list of options on the left. Under the Web Browser options, choose Web Content.
  3. In the middle Page Content section, turn OFF the checkbox next to "Allow page to specify fonts". 
  4. Click OK to close the window.
    IE Mac Font Preferences Screen capture
  5. The pages should now show your default fonts.
  6. DON'T FORGET to put your browser back on its original settings when you are finished viewing a problematic Web page.

Last Modified: Tuesday, 04-Jun-2013 12:39:18 EDT