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Try: defaults delete com.apple.finder QLEnableTextSelection; killall Finder https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6018924?start=15&tstart=0


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Open the two PDFs with Preview Drag the thumbnails of the second PDF to the end of the first PDF but above the grey line (marked with the red arrow): and finally export the resulting PDF to a third PDF. If your first PDF contains just one page this doesn't work. Workaround 1: Open your second PDF, then open the first PDF, drag the single page to the ...


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This is not a bug, although I can certainly see why it looks like one. That little symbol is a pipe ( | ), not the letter I. The pipe is the upper character on the backslash ( \ ) key. So to type ⌘-|, the physical keys you need to press are: ⌘-Shift-\. The difference between "|" and "I" was more pronounced back when Lucida Grande was the system font (in ...


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I have found a solution to this problem: replacing Yosemite's PDFKit with Mavericks' PDFKit. As simple as that. I replaced the contents of /System/Library/Frameworks/Quartz.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/PDFKit.framework/Versions/A and everything is working fine now. For those who don't have a copy of Mavericks from where you can take the PDFKit files, I ...


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You can move those files directly to the Trash. Select them in Preview Drag them above the Trash in the Dock Wait for ~2 seconds Finder window will appear and you can drop those files. However you won't be able to empty the Trash without closing the Preview window first (the file is still in use).


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Just drag the cursor starting from the direction where you want the point to be.


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Yes! You can drag the text bubble bounding box (the blue dots that you would use to resize the bubble) over to the other side. This effectively over-"resizes" the bubble so it is mirrored.


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You can simply drag the corner selection (the round dot) to the other side Like this


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Had the same problem. It's simply in the prefernces setup "open images in one window"


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You need to disable Preview's automatic termination. defaults write com.apple.Preview NSDisableAutomaticTermination -bool TRUE && killall -HUP Finder This is due to Lion's automatic termination which was introduced so that apps which have no windows open and are not performing a task can be quit to save system resources. Generally it's good to ...


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It seems this fixed it for me: defaults delete com.apple.finder QLEnableTextSelection && killall Finder I turned text selection in the Quick Look Window on a long time ago. After disabling it, the bug is gone


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Preview won't allow you to cmd-delete, or "move to trash", or even drag and drop to trash, the last file it has open. This "feature" was introduced in Lion, and you're not the first person to lament it's inclusion online. The only useful solution I've found is to create an Apple Script Application that deletes any item dragged on to it and put this ...


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I'd Force-Quit it then clear the saved state. From Finder Cmd ⌘ N Cmd ⌘ Shift ⇧ G Copy/paste ~/Library/Saved Application State Delete the folder com.apple.Preview.savedState Relaunch Preview.


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You are going into 'Slide show' not full screen. This maybe because you are using the wrong shortcut keys. For Slide show: cmd+shift+f For full screen: cmd+crtl+f


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Yes, Preview in OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) has a freehand tool. Access it within Preview from the "Markup Toolbar" icon of the .JPG or .PDF file you have open. When you click on that icon, the Markup toolbar appears, and the freehand "sketch" tool is the 3rd icon from the left, in blue in the image below. and it offers a smoothing option as well as ...


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Preview.app doesn't have command line options, but you could use AppleScript in Terminal: open -a Preview somefile.png ; /usr/bin/osascript -e 'tell application "Preview"' -e "activate" -e 'tell application "System Events"' -e 'keystroke "f" using {control down, command down}' -e "end tell" -e "end tell" Just replace somefile.png with the path/image you ...


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As you know, per your question, the preferences in the Preview app only apply to documents when first opened. It seems that OS X has a built in default view for full screen documents. I tried a couple things... I opened a PDF to Full Screen and set the view to Continuous to see if this would stick and that view would be chosen next time I went full screen. ...


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Apparently in Yosemite, Preview doesn't use LCD font smoothing (subpixel rendering) even if LCD font smoothing is enabled from System Preferences. Skim never uses LCD font smoothing either, but the way text is rendered depends on the AppleFontSmoothing setting or whether LCD font smoothing is enabled from System Preferences. Commands like defaults write ...


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If you don't want any borders, create a custom paper size and change paper size to 0 as shown below: Name your custom paper size, use it and create PDF.


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Just like you would with a Google search, use the double quotes operator to tell Preview the result must be an exact match. In your case, for example, typing "formation water" should yield the desired result.


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Simply ⌘+Click on it's name in the title bar. (I have a polish OS X on the screenshot)


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for me do shell script.. failed, but this one below worked. set filepath to POSIX path of "Users:student:Desktop:Yourfile.pdf" try set command to "open " & quoted form of filepath do shell script command end try Note: Instead of ":" for file path I used "/", a modification one can try. Source of Code: MacRumors


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Go to ~/Library/Keychains on your new Mac and make a copy/backup of your actual login.keychain with cmd D Copy the old login.keychain in /Users/old_user_name/Library/Keychains from the backup to your desktop and rename it to loginold.keychain Open Keychain Access.app and choose File -> 'Add Keychain...' in the menu, navigate to your desktop and select ...


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Certain PDF files (dynamic XFA forms) created in Adobe LiveCycle can only be opened in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. When you try to open these files in an alternative PDF viewer, then you will see this error message. Unfortunately, it's not easy remove this message and modify the PDF so that it can be opened in alternative PDF viewers. The person who ...


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You might want to use and Open two instances of Preview at once. Unfortunately, Preview (like most Mac OS X applications) lets you have just one instance of a file open at a time. But there’s a way around that restriction. The open command line program accepts a parameter -n that allows it to launch the application again, even if it’s already ...


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A possibility is to try File > Revert To > Browse all versions... though I guess it will depend on how far back that version history goes. I've been unable to discover just how far back that would be & for how long it may be saved.


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This is only possible when editing a pdf. It isn't possible to apply a single crop to many images that are in separate files. In order to do this, one way would be to Combine the images into a single pdf Open all of them in a single window. Use "Print" then "Save as pdf." Use the technique described in the other answer to crop all pages of the ...


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Please let Apple know about this regression in Preview.app's behaviour in OS X 10.10. If you have an Apple Developer ID, you can also report this via bugreporter.apple.com.


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I just tested this. Clicking the Arrow tool does indeed simply add an arrow instead of having you drag it out first. I rarely if ever use the Annotate toolbar, so I am certain I have not made any changes that would have caused this. More likely, the upgrade to Yosemite changed how this tool works.


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The following solution below works well (for me) but misses a few steps. Here is what I did: Quit Safari Find both the AdobePDFViewerNPAPI.plugin and the AdobePDFViewer.plugin files in "Library/Internet Plug-Ins" Copy both files to your desktop (you might be prompted for the admin password) -- leave this folder open as well Right-click on one of the files ...



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