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How to fix a malfunctioning OS X QuickLook feature

Apple has numerous "at your fingertips" options in OS X, including icon previews, coverflow and column-view previews, as well as QuickLook and Dashboard. Of these, QuickLook is one of the most useful in allowing you get a brief bit of information about an item that does not have a preview option, or a more detailed look at the contents if the item does have a preview. If for some reason the QuickLook feature stops working there are several things you can try to get it up and running again.

By May. 7, 2010

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Mac OS X 10.5.x Special Report: QuickLook limitations

Mac OS X 10.5.x Special Report: QuickLook limitations

By Nov. 29, 2007

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Tip: Generate preview images for a collection of documents

You can use a terminal command to save generated previews of documents.

By Mar. 29, 2013

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Readers ask about the necessity of running permissions fixes regularly among other topics.

By Jun. 7, 2013

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Use OS X Finder shortcuts in Open and Save dialog boxes

Several handy shortcuts may facilitate saving and opening files.

By Apr. 19, 2013

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Tip: Enable QuickLook's X-Ray folders in OS X

When you invoke QuickLook on a folder in OS X, you are shown the folder icon along with some information about the folder. While this is convenient, QuickLook does contain a hidden "X-ray" feature that allows you to preview items in the folder, similar to the option in Windows where pictures are displayed in the enclosing folder's icon.

By Apr. 22, 2010

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Options for previewing fonts in OS X

There are several ways to view a typeface in OS X before you use it in your document.

By May. 1, 2013

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Fixing Quick Look issues in OS X

Apple's Quick Look document previewing feature is convenient, but may not always work properly.

By Jan. 9, 2012

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Quick Look, Transmission, and fans

In which we discover the Quick Look Server and qlmanage.

By Nov. 14, 2007

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Mac OS X 10.5.x Special Report: High fan activity, processor usage

Mac OS X 10.5.x Special Report: High fan activity, processor usage

By Nov. 29, 2007