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My finder doesn't show thumbnails anymore

My finder doesn't show thumbnails anymore, but simply spins indefinitely in the preview pane. This has been the case for a couple of months now and my productivity is suffering. I've looked around for ...
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Using the preview function of PDF-files in windows explorer or FreeCommander with OCR/possibility to select

I like to preview files like PDFs or .txt in the Windows Explorer or FreeCommanderXE When previewing .txt files I can select Things with the mouse and copy them. However, PDF-files seems to be just ...
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Windows 10 search: how to preview the part of the file where the word has been found?

When I search the word "computer" on my folder that contains several .docx files, windows list the list of files which contains this word, which is good. But I would like to see more than the list of ...
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Offline edit and preview of a mediawiki-format file?

I have a github-hosted wiki for one of my github projects. I usually use Markdown, but one of my pages, a detailed reference page, is in mediawiki format (i.e., what Wikipedia uses), because I need ...
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How to Automate the Save As command for multiple open files in Preview

I use Mac OS to run a daily business utility that will create eleven (11) reports printed to PDF and the files open in Mac Preview. The files are created with generic filenames such as "Constant.pdf" ...
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File explorer preview incredibly slow Windows 10

I have recently upgraded an engineer on our site to windows 10. Our engineers use the file explorer preview pane extensively on DWG files as this saves them from having to load each file to know what ...
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How can I view photos of my iPhone on Windows WITHOUT transferring them?

When I open the DCIM folder of my iPhone on Windows 7/10, I can choose between: Preview: opens the image with Windows' default preview (?) program. I can jump to next/prev photo and delete the ...
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Gimp 2.10 preview doesn't work

The preview function does not work when opening a new file. Click "open" choose the file to open. Then choose from a long list of photos in that file. The "preview" function does not show the photo ...
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How to see all pictures in ACDSee Pro4 in fit-to-page mode, big or small

I remember that seting of that kind was possible some years ago. Now I can find "fit to page" in "View" but that's not working, also Tools-Zoom-fit width is not working? Any idea how to set it for ...
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Why are my pdf pages temporarily blurry in Preview?

I am using Preview to display a 1MB pdf file that contains a presentation. OS X High Sierra. At each page/slide, the image is blurry for about one second, before it gets sharp (correct). I have found ...
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Outlook 2010 sound file previewer does not open in pane

I have Windows Media Player selected as the default .wav file player. When I try to preview an attached sound file in an email in Outlook 2010 by clicking on the attached file the selecting "Preview ...
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Windows 10: transparent icon bug in thumbnail preview

I always had this bug, at least since I started using Windows 10 when it came out (I am now using version 1709, it's still there). I think the thumbnail preview for certain transparent icon is broken....
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Thunderbird finds a message but fails to open it

I have a problem with Thunderbird, which finds my e-mails but sometimes fails to open them from search results. For instance, I have this e-mail (screenshot 1) which I can locate manually by date. ...
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Preview on macOS doesn’t open multiple PDF files in one window anymore?

Preview used to open multiple PDFs in one window - by selecting multiple files in finder, you could right-click and open all of them together. This was particularly useful to 1) get a total page count ...
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Fix Links / Move comments and highlights from one pdf to an identical pdf - Mac Preview

There's a professor where I study who tends to upload his lecture notes 3 pages at a time. This means he started with 3 pages in the first class, and then after each class he adds 3 more pages to ...
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Windows file explorer won't preview PDF: “the file you are attempting to preview could harm your computer”

Some pdfs view fine... others have this message: "the file you are attempting to preview could harm your computer..." Is there a reason for this happening?
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PDF preview in Win7 with Chrome compatibility [closed]

Interesting, how can I keep previews of PDFs in folders without coupling to Adobe Reader, and at the same time retain Chrome compatibility? Chrome is much more convenient for PDF but it is not provide ...
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How can I display a URL as a html preview in excel cell on mouse hover?

Can someone please explain to me how to turn a web link (URL) into html preview in excel cell for whole web page? i have over 1000 links on column "C" in excel cell that for example http://www.google....
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Cannot see preview of CorelDRAW files

I’m using Windows 7 and CorelDRAW 12. For some reason, I cannot see previews of CorelDRAW files on my Desktop or in the drives - only the name and ‘white page' icon is displayed. In the past, I have ...
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Brackets live preview takes time to refresh a page

I am using brackets to code a php website and live preview mapped to the htdocs/mysite folder. From the last 2 days, any update I do on the code is not reflecting immediately on the live preview and ...
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Excel: Ensure Page Break View setup in Excel stays with document shared/ sent to someone else?

By default apparently the Page Break configuration that I setup inside an Excel file does not go to another person on their machine. I wanted them to print it that way. They could change it but they ...
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How to select text in a PDF being viewed within Firefox's integrated viewer?

Firefox includes it's own integrated PDF viewer. How does one select text (for copying to the clipboard) from within a PDF being displayed by Firefox's integrated PDF viewer?
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Windows 10 Taskbar preview stopped working

I've got a new GPU today and suddenly the taskbar previews stopped working. Here is how it looks like now: However it still works fine if I only have 1 window opened. If the same program has 2 or ...
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Outlook: PDF Preview Handler Error

Ever since I upgraded to Outlook 2016 my attachment PDF Previewer has stopped working with the message This file cannot be previewed because of an error with the following previewer: PDF ...
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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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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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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 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 taskbar ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Mac Preview resets pdf position to first page always

On Mac, Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8.4), I open a few pdf files with Preview. I can see all the pdf documents on the left side. I click on one (say abc.pdf), and then in the reading area I scroll down. ...
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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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OSX Lion can't handle a very wide image

I need an image that is 8640 pixels wide: http://i.stack.imgur.com/uoS28.png Whenever I add something to the 8640 pixel wide image (e.g. in Preview or pixelmator) and save it, it gets cleared and ...
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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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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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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 these ...