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How can I make quicklook loop previewed videos?

When I use Quick Look in the Finder to preview an mp4 I would prefer if the videos looped over and over instead of stopping at the end, because the play back button is really tiny and hard to click. ...
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How to change font size or use another font in Quick Look on OSX?

I would like to change text files font in Quick Look on OSX. Tried to find answers on support forums but found none.
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how to change the default application for Mac OS quick look

Is it possible to change the application being used to quick look a certain file extension in Mac OS. (I'm using Mountain Lion). For example, right now the .properties file quick look is always ...
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Finder.app preview pane and QuickLook stretch some of my photos

The Finder column view preview pane and QuickLook stretch many of my photos. But when I open the same photos in Preview.app, they look normal. Screenshot: For example, download this image ...
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Show content of archive files in Finder preview

I'd like to see a preview of the contents of archive-files (.zip, .rar etc.) at the right side instead of the big ZIP-icon in the following picture when using the Finder in column-mode. I've got a ...
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QuickLook Crashing

I recently installed an SSD (m4 crucial latest firmware) with TRIM enabled on my late 2011 MBP 13". I did a clean install of Mountain Lion 10.8.1, enabled FileVault 2 and everything was working fine ...
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Finder/Quick Look Malfunction after 10.8 OS upgrade

I upgraded to 10.8 and cannot shake this issue at all. I process image files daily as part of my work. For some reason only since my upgrade to 10.8, at some point Finder cannot preview any image ...
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Finder 'Quick Look' (space bar) in Mountain Lion (10.8) doesn't display full image anymore…

In Lion and Snow Leopard hitting the space bar in finder on any image would display that image at its exact dimensions or as close as it could get without bleeding past my display margins. Now in ...
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How can i view InDesign, InCopy, QuarkXPress etc. documents without opening them in their applications?

i am looking for a solution, software, plug-in, application or so which allows me to view/preview InDesign, InCopy, QuarkXPress documents etc. on Mac in QuickLook. It should be a smart, with some ...
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Keyboard shortcut for going to previous/next files in Finder/QuickLook?

Let's say that I'm viewing files as icons in Finder. I want to be able to QuickLook through all the files in a directory, but using the left and right arrows in QuickLook will only let me navigate a ...
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How to get Quicklook to open shellscript as source

I typically have a set of shell scripts with no extensions. Something like: git-completion git-flow git-addremove ..etc.. All these script are written in bash. When I use Quicklook on them it shows ...
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How can I configure quicklookd32 daemon so that it doesn't fill my system.log?

I'm running Mac OSX 10.6.7 and recently, I've noticed that my system.log file is being filled with quicklookd32 messages. The trouble is that whenever I "quick look" a file in the finder, the ...
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How do I make Powerpoint files open with Quick Look by default on Mac OS X?

On my mac, for some reason the file associations got messed up, and the default app for pptx files is now Preview, which doesn't seem to work. I'm trying to make it open with Quick Look, but can't ...
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Any way to extend Quick Look so you can copy text from it?

I find quick look really handy, but I know you can't copy text from files without opening them. I wonder if there is any way around this, or if it would be possible to do with a plug-in?
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Make OS X's Quick Look work for custom file extensions

I find Finder's Quick Look feature (launched with 'space') very useful, but it works only for a limited number of file extensions. In work I often get .properties, .conf, .ddl and other files which ...
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Is there a quicklook folder contents plugin for Snow Leopard?

I know there are a lot of plugins like this for Leopard, but I am wondering if anyone knows of any for snow leopard? I want to be able to view the contents of a folder when I press space while ...
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Remapping spacebar in Finder from windowed Quick Look to fullscreen (“slideshow”)

In the Mac OS X Finder, Can I replace the standard option of a windowed preview (Quick Look) with a fullscreen view (Slideshow)? Command + Option + Y = Fullscreen Space = Windowed Is there a way of ...
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How to make Quick Look preview text files in UTF-8 by default?

When I use Quick Look in the Finder on a text file, it'll inevitably render garbled because it treats it as MacRoman. Can I do something to make it always use UTF-8, or, even better, be ever so ...
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How can I free files that are in use by quicklook?

I have a couple pictures I was looking through and deleting stuck in my trash (Mac OS X 10.6 latest) and finder tells me they are in use when I try to delete them. I looked around online and found ...
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Use text quicklook viewer for other files

Is there a way to tell OS X to use the quicklook text viewer for files with specific extensions? For example, I use emacs org-mode for tasks lists, etc. Usually I view (and edit) these in emacs, ...
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Open file with Quick Look from command shell

Mac OS X has the very convenient open command to open any file from the command line in the same way that the Finder would. thilo$ open a.pdf Is there a similar command for opening the file with ...
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QuickLook in Finder not working

I recently restored my system from Time Machine and now when I press spacebar to do a quick preview on files it shows me nothing. Doesn't matter what type of file it is, it fails. Any idea what I can ...
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OS X 'Quick Look' stopped working

I am running the latest updates for my Mac OS X OS and I just realized that Quick Look is not working. Typically I select a file via single click in my finder and press the space bar this would bring ...