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I am very glad when Google adds quick view to its search function. However, I found that not all of the PDFs, PPTs, Xls, Docs can be quick viewed. Any idea why this is so?

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Google is slowly rolling out the feature for all the documents, currently you will see about 50% of the indexed documents have this feature. If you are using Firefox, you could install Greasemonkey and use the script to view all the documents in Google Docs. Works perfectly...

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Two suppositions (replace below pdf by ppt/xls/doc as needed):

  1. The Google pdf-to-html converter failed on this PDF file.
  2. The PDF file is still waiting in some Google queue to be converted.
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