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Can't see PNG previews in Windows 7?

I´m using Windows 7 x64. I can see the .jpg, .gif, etc. preview thumbnails but if .PNG, I only see the generic image, and not the image preview like in the other formats. What can I do to fix this?
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How to prevent Mac OSX Preview from modifying original image?

I like to use Preview from Mac OSX to view photo because it is preinstalled and fast. But the annoyance is that whenever I edit photo, like resizing, the original got modified immediately. This is ...
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What Markdown tags are previewed by Dropbox?

Dropbox supports preview of Markdown, but not all tags. Is there any documentation available? I have inferred that it supports most, perhaps all, of the Markdown-specific syntax, but not HTML tags. ...
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“This file can't be previewed because of an error in the Microsoft Word previewer.”

The issue is: Outlook 2013 simply will not give a preview of Word (nor Excel) docs in attachments. Never had the issue with Outlook 2010. Using Outlook 2013 on Windows 7 64bit SSD with Word 2010. I ...
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How to determine where a file is located in Mac

I'll present my question in two parts, one specific and one more general. Say I have a file open in Mac preview. I want to figure out the directory that the file is located in. How do I do this? ...
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Apple Automator “New PDF from Images” maintaining same filename

I will potentially have 26k of old legacy PICT images to transfer first to PDF for migration. I am using Apple Automator and also the "Dispense Items Incrementally" to loop through it. However, I ...
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Windows 7 64-bit PDF thumbnails problem

I cannot see thumbnails of PDF files on Windows 7 64-bit. Is there any solution to this problem?
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Color coded Windows 7 Preview Pane?

Customizing what files you can preview is cool, but is there a way to create a custom preview extension to add syntax highlighting? I have many .h, .c, .cpp, .cs and .java files on my windows machine ...
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Open two instances of the same PDF in Mac OS X Preview

I have a file example.pdf, where the key to exercises in the top part of the document are posted at the end. Hence, I want to open two instances of this file, so that I can put the window with the ...
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OS X: How to perform a lossless crop of a JPEG image?

I'm looking for a simple way to losslessly crop JPEGs on OS X. Particularly, is there some way to get Preview to perform a lossless crop?
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Moving (Seek?) Video Preview on Windows (Like on Android)

Is there a way to show video previews when entering a folder like on Android? Or like on websites that show previews for videos that move as long as you hover your mouse over it? Just to be clear: ...
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Need windows video player with seek preview feature

I am looking for a windows video player with the seek preview feature, like the one in the Hulu player described as follows: "Seek Preview displays a preview thumbnail when the mouse hovers over a ...
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Can the Google Chrome preview link be moved to the bottom-right of the browser?

I want to move the gray preview link from the bottom-left (default) to the bottom-right. Is this possible, either through an extension, Chrome Flags, or some other form of wizardry?
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Can I keep on running Office 2016 preview after official release

I'd like to install Microsoft office preview on my windows 10 running computer.Its public preview version is still available and free.I haven't try out any office preview before .On Microsoft's ...
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How may I get Explorer to preview .m3u files as text?

How may I get Explorer to preview .m3u files as text? I have tried Windows 7 - Preview other file types as text in Preview Pane and carefully checked, but no joy. I got no success with .m3u using ...
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Can I convert an image from CMYK to RGB in Mac OS X?

Is there a way to convert a JPEG from CMYK to RGB, using Preview or any other tool built into Mac OS X? I see I can go to Tools | Assign Profile… and select from a long list of options, including ...
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How to make Windows 10 taskbar thumbnail previews bigger? [duplicate]

The window previews in Windows 10 are too small to make any informed decisions. How can I increase the size of the thumbnail preview? Note: This is not a duplicate of Is there any way to make ...
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How to disable Taskbar Thumbnail preview in Windows 10?

Just wanted to disable window preview thumbnail in the taskbar: This is just the same as How to disable Taskbar Thumbnail preview in Windows 8 ? . I followed some solutions written in the answer, ...
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Internet explorer has stopped working When I print preview my web page that has highchart

When I print preview a web page that I used highchart component, I encountered an error that is "Internet explorer has stopped working...". This problem is only happening when print preview. At the ...
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Setting custom icons based on files' contents

I'd like to have a custom icon for the files with extension .extension the same way images do. In the Windows Explorer I see a preview of images as their icon. Instead of having a general icon for ...
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switching from emacs to Preview of the compiled latex document, resets its display to page 1

I just upgraded to Yosemite but had to reinstall various pieces and this is what happens. I edit my latex document using emacs, and preview its pdf using Preview (auctex is installed, and I compile ...
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How to set Preview default saving format as jpg?

I often take snapshot of screen and paste it to Preview. When I save the image, the default is png. Is there anyway or settings in plist to set the default image format as jpg for saving?
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Is there a way to call gnome nautilus sushi to view files using command line?

I like the file quick viewer of nautilus (using to preview files, supporting many kinds of file types). How can I call this previewer from terminal directly? Or is there some alternative program ...
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on Mac, how to export pdf for certain pages

on Mac, how to export pdf for certain pages. For example, I have a pdf file for 40 pages, I just want to export page 10 and 11. Can anyone help me?thnaks
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Preview.app only auto-refreshes if you alt-tab to it

I'm working on a program that generates an image. I can keep the image open in Preview and when the image changes, Preview refreshes it, but only when I alt-tab (sorry, command-tab) to it. I'd like ...
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Fix image previews and thumbnails in explorer on Windows 7?

Image files used to show as thumbnails in the explorer window, and a larger preview could be seen in the preview pane (alt+p). Now for some unknown reason, I just see a default image icon in both the ...
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Yosemite // Preview // shortcut to cycle through windows lost [duplicate]

Under OSX 10.9 (Mavericks), there was a keyboard shortcut + menu item in Preview to cycle between windows. Under OSX 10.10 (Yosemite) not anymore — or is there? If so, what is it? EDIT: please link ...
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Set first image as folder preview in Windows 7

I am trying to customize the way image folders appear in Win7 explorer, but I can't seem to get it under control. Is there a way to force it to always pick the first image in the folder as the ...
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Can you preview Office 2010 files in Outlook 2013?

Issue: One of our users is using Outlook 2013 and Excel 2010 on a Windows 7 machine. When she receives an email with an Excel file attached, she is unable to preview the Excel file. She gets this ...
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Looking for quick view / quick look program for windows [closed]

Are there any recommended programs for Windows (preferably free, cheap acceptable) that are fast lightweight viewers for common application formats? (PDF, doc, jpg, png etc). The Mac has Quick Look ...
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IE8 Printing Issue - Shrink to Fit is not Shrinking, right side getting hacked

I'm having this problem in a Sharepoint Extranet site. Several long/wide forms and grids are getting their right sides hacked off when printed. In IE7, Shrink to Fit solves this problem. However in ...
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Thumbnail do not appear for office documents

The thumbnails for all Microsoft office (2010 pro) files quit working. They show the type (word, excel, etc) icon but not a thumbnail of the actual document. All other icons (pdf,etc) that show live ...
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Libre Office/Writer PDF export: white borders appear between lines even after setting borders to none

My document prints okay (exactly as it appears on the screen in Libre Office), but when I export to PDF and view the PDF on screen there are white borders around each text or picture object. Here's ...
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Why does Windows Explorer block images in local HTML pages?

I store the files for my website offline in a local folder under My Documents. Every time I look at one of my HTML files in the preview pane, Windows Explorer notifies me that it has blocked the ...
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Can Preview (mac) alter the background and text colors of pdfs?

Adobe Acrobat Reader allows you to alter the background and text colors of pdf - either to preset 'high contrast' colors or your own choices - and this makes reading onscreen much easier. Is it ...
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How do I disable animations in Preview in Lion?

For example, open up a pdf and set view to two pages and hit arrow key up/down. Is there a way to get rid of the animation? Preview feels really snappy and fast, and to have animations like that just ...
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Remove Windows 7 taskbar thumbnails

Is there any way to get rid of the taskbar thumbnail previews on Windows 7 once and for all?
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images blocked in Windows Explorer Preview Pane when viewing saved webpages

When I try to view saved web pages (with .html extension) in the Windows Explorer preview pane, I often see this message: "Some pictures have been blocked to help prevent the sender from identifying ...
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How to enable automatic LaTeX math preview in org-mode/Emacs?

I am using org-mode 8.0, Emacs 24.3, Auctex 11.87, in Windows. I was able to use LaTeX preview functions in org-mode files by pressing Ctrl + X, Ctrl + C, Ctrl + L. However, I think it would be more ...
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2 Page view in Preview shows the right page on the left and left page on the right?

I have a pdf that I am reading in Preview and I would like to view it in 2 page mode as many pages reference illustrations on the next page. However, when I enable 2 page mode, the left page is put on ...
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1answer
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Inexpensive way to support fonts required by pdf so it can be viewed using Preview

I have a few PDFs that do not display correctly in Preview, but do so in Adobe Acrobat, using a Macbook Pro. I would like to be able to view these using Preview, so I want to either A.) modify the ...
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How to sort Windows 7 taskbar thumbnail previews?

Here is a screenshot of the list of windows I have stacked in my Windows 7 taskbar. This is just for Explorer, but similarly I have lots of stacked windows of other processes as well. Currently ...
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OS X Mavericks Preview has very high CPU usage

Ever since updating to OS X Mavericks, Preview constantly eats up tons of CPU. As soon as I hear my fan start whirring, I check activity monitor and Preview is usually at ~100% usage. It's very easy ...
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Add a Header to Every Page in a PDF?

Is there a way to add a small header to every page in a PDF on OS X? For example, some option in Preview or something? Maybe even something in AppleScript, etc? I have a 200+ page PDF file and need ...
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1answer
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OS X Print a PDF without the background image

Using either Preview or Acrobat Pro, is there a way to print a PDF without the background image? I know that in Acrobat Pro I can save the PDF as a Word document without the background but that's ...
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Getting Mac OS X applications to close after last window closed

I know it's just a pet peeve, but I hate it that Mac OS X's Preview.app stays open when it has no windows open. Is there any way to make it close when its last window is closed? Since I don't see ...
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How to download original image resolution

I saw How to get the full image when the shopping site like Amazon shows you only a part of the image and let you zoom and pan? and found some good info but all posts appeared like Klingon to me as I ...
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View list of embedded fonts in PDF file with Preview

In Acrobat Reader I can go to File > Properties to see all the metadata for the open PDF file: the program that created the document, author information, embedded fonts, etc. OS X's Preview can also ...
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Disable Preview.app annoying delete file sound?

How can I disable Preview.app (MacOS X) delete file sound? I. e. sound after pressing Cmd-Delete. I tried to delete a sound file, played by Preview.app, but I haven't found that file.
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Emacs Auctex change default View command

I need help using the View command in Auctex running in emacs. This is essential for viewing pdfs and without it I can not make TeX documents. In my emacs file I have the following (which was created ...