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Is there any possibility (default write, or something else) to copy text directly from a quick look window? It annoys me that i cannot select and copy text snippets directly from Quick Look.

Thanks in advance!

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Sure that is possible with Terminal, just fire up:

defaults write com.apple.finder QLEnableTextSelection -bool TRUE

You have to restart finder before the option will be available.

Found this on: http://www.defaults-write.com

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Please notice that the activation of the "Text-Selection-In-Quicklook"-Feature could lead to the bug described in this question: QuickLook having problems displaying some images –  bobndrew Aug 2 at 21:48

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