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I was able to get this to work on 10.11.1 by adding a new key to the Preview.app plist. PVPDFSuppressSidebarOnOpening You can use the defaults write command to do this in Terminal. cd ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Preview/Data/Library/Preferences/ defaults write com.apple.Preview PVPDFSuppressSidebarOnOpening true


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The filesystem and metadata can change when preview has write access to the file. The precise why is probably complicated, but you can prevent it by removing write access (chmod a-w test.pdf) and then using preview on the file. Note, the chmod updates the ctime as well. My guess is that metadata fields like kMDItemUsedDates and kMDItemLastUsedDate are the ...


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A simplified method that works just as well: Open your picture in Preview. ⌘ command + A and then ⌘ command + C to copy it to the clipboard. Go to Tools > Adjust Size... and enlarge the image to the overall size you want for the canvas. (I would make it bigger than you need as it is easy to crop at the end.) ⌘ command + A and then delete to remove the ...


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On Yosemite (Preview 8.0), hit shift-command-A or select "Show Markup Toolbar" from the "View" menu: Find font options by clicking on the italic A:


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Here's the hack I did, maybe it will help other people: Get the size in pixels of what you want the canvas to be Generate an image of that size here: https://placehold.it/{W}x{H} (e.g. https://placehold.it/350x1136) Copy the image (Control click, copy image) Open preview, press ⌘ command + N or File > New From Clipboard In the new image, select all ( ⌘ ...


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Maybe you could try PDFPen. It's a bit expensive thought. A trial is available https://smilesoftware.com/PDFpen/index.html For me Foxit Reader does the job.


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But you can draw freehand circles in Preview, just select the shape you want to use in the upper left corner after you draw the shape. Looks like this:


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A simple solution is add a blank page next to the first page of the document. So it shifts all pages. Use it from Edit > Insert Blank Page.


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No, the toolbar seems to reset every time a new image is opened. However you can use the shortcut ⇧+⌘+A to toggle the option to show/hide it.


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I have found a partial solution on Stackoverflow. If you activate the single page mode (cmd 2) the focus will be stay on this page after refreshing.


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I had the same issue on OS X 10.10.5, and removing only ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Preview was enough to solve. tar czf ~/preview_cache.tgz ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Preview/ # make a backup copy rm -rf ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Preview/ Then, run Preview again, and if the issue is solved, you can remove the backup: rm ~/preview_cache.tgz


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Also, make sure that you aren't in highlighting mode (click off the highlight tool at the top of the page) - you can't move the note around when you're highlighting.


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From the Print dialogue choose the PDF button, Open PDF in Preview. The temporary copy seems just to vanish when closed, as you would want; and it has the same name and location as the original. If you markup the new copy, it creates a duplicate with new name and you choose to save or not.


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Drag protocol can be a bit confusing, however, it does follow a recognisable pattern… To the same volume Drag will move - unless the file is in a protected location [root level of the volume, or in a protected System folder], in which case it will copy Opt ⌥ drag will copy Cmd ⌘ drag will override the simple drag behaviour for protected files ...


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In Yosemite Preview: Select Tools > Annotate > Rectangle. This will create a rectangle with the default attributes. You can resize the rectangle with the handles. The Markup toolbar should appear automatically, but if it doesn't, choose View > Show Markup Toolbar. The second icon from the right is the fill color. Select that and click Show Colors... A ...


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Two easy things come to mind: QuickLook: Just press Space on the first photo and then use the cursor keys to navigate CoverFlow: Press Cmd-4 to switch the Finder window into Coverflow mode and browse through your pictures. Setting the Finder window to fullscreen might help here


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A small JAVA program called Briss will do exactly this job. http://sourceforge.net/projects/briss/?source=typ_redirect


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Select the underline option Underline text by selecting Right click on underlined text and change it to a highlight color Underline text again by selecting Right click again on underlined text and choose a different color The new highlighted color will be a mix of the two different colors. Sort of like mixing food coloring; for example try mixing two ...


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It's a little too obvious now. The image data is recorded as the password entry in KeyChain. So, to copy a signature, create a signature on your new Mac by camera or touchpad. Then: Find the desired "Signature Annotation Privacy" entry in KeyChain on your old Mac. Right-Click and "Copy Password to Clipboard" Paste the text (base64 is all printable) into ...


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Gustavo's Answer fixes the problem on El Capitan 10.11.4 as well. Before: After:


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OSX 10.10 When you want to quit first close (hit the red circle) on all the windows/documents that the app has open. Then Quit the app. I have several windows/documents (in textedit) that I leave open when I quit, so they will open when I reopen the app, it works with most OSX 10.10 apps. I use them as a sort of note pad, NOTE: if the system crashes you ...


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As of Yosemite, at least, there's a much easier way. Just choose Quit from the File menu. Preview will ask you if you want to review changes. If you say no, you're done!


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I always ⌘+W to close the current preview then compile. Preview then reopens at the last position, with modifications. It's not that convenient, but works for me.


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I had the same problem. Workaround: sudo killall launchservicesd sudo killall Dock


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Connect your phone. Open Image Capture from your Applications folder. In the bottom-left corner of the Image Capture window, select "Preview" where it says "Connecting this iPhone opens:" Repeat while your Nikon SD card is connected.


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Open, in Preview, the documents you wish to combine and select: View > Thumbnails Do this for each document. Choose one of the documents that will become the (temporary) container document in which you'll drag and drop thumbnails from other documents to create the combined document. Note that when dragging and dropping thumbnails into the document, being ...


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After installing QLColorCode you just have to hit the spacebar to get a similar experience. To cycle through your files in list view use the up- or down-arrow. To open a chosen folder hit the right-arrow and continue cycling through your code files. To close a folder hit the left-arrow. The other view options work similar (e.g to open a folder in icon view ...


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I printed and then scanned the test document using my Canon MX850 (an ink jet printer with scanner, about 6 years old). It's not perfect, but I don't see the issues (blurry text between the yellow boxes, purple stripes) that I see in your Ricoh version. So I'd guess that the problem is the Ricoh drivers. OS X 10.9.5 Printed using Preview 7.0 (826.4) ...


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After searching on the net I found a solution, following mainly this suggestion, though only deleting a small sub-directory: I removed the sub-directory ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Preview/Data/Library/Saved Application State/com.apple.Preview.savedState I quit Preview and re-started it.


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Let's split the problem into two parts: scaling and printing. Scaling You can scale a PDF on the command line. Consider creating a temporary, scaled, PDF to print. See scaling PDF content and page dimensions from command line for suggested approaches to this. The highest voted answer suggests using cpdf with a command like: cpdf -scale-page "1.1 1.1" ...



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