Last week I did something stupid, I think. I deactivated all fonts in Font Explorer X, that has been working in OS Lion, tho not supposed to?
Anyway it deativated a ALL fonts without warning, including system fonts.
The system would not restart. so Time machine came to my aid and everything works again. Except, (for your info), every thing stored on my desktop is history!
Now ID gets querky after an hours work. the frames around open windows disapear, the tool boxes disapear (they come back with a mouse click or the Window menu) I am reluctant to re-install 'cos I'm not sure how many updates or what size they are (I have capped internet access)
Is this a Prefs problem, or?
It certainly won't hurt to try trashing the prefs. Did you restore the whole machine, or just selected folders? Rather than Reinstall I'd be inclined to try a restore of the application folder and library as a first step if prefs dont solve it.
Keep in mind that I'm a Windows user, though.
Hsa lion changed the position of Application prefs? Or has senility set in?
I hope neither. I do think revealing hidden files got harder, though.