When I install new fonts to my Fonts folder in Windows, I usually do so whilst Photoshop is open. Is there any way to refresh/rescan/reload the font list without restarting Photoshop?

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If you have Photoshop open, it will not automatically update your font list.

To refresh the fonts without restarting Photoshop, do the following:

  • Open the character window (Window -> Character)
  • Click the dropdown menu in the top right and press ‘Reset Character’

The fonts will now be updated with those on your system.

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