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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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This works well for me: Select all (cmd+A) and cut (cmd+X) the image from its canvas (convert to png if asked). Resize the image as desired from the "Tools" menu (unlock the proportions if desired) Re-paste original image from the clipboard and move it where you want it on the resized canvas Use cmd+- if necessary to zoom out (you'll see checkerboard ...


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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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Preview only works with PDF files and some image files (png, jpg, gif, tiff, bmp) so you won't be able to open a text file on Preview. To open your info.txt file from terminal you need to choose an application that can open text files, like TextEdit or any other text editor. You also could use open -e file, to open any file using TextEdit.


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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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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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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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I am using Yosemite (10.10) but I believe this feature has existed for a long while... Simply open the file in preview and click on its name at the top of the preview window. See screenshot:


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The Preview does not lower the image quality, but will fit it in the given parameters. If you use Preview to open a original image: Example: 5.5 MB file size with Dimensions of 3648 × 2736 pixels Now open the Preview Tools - Adjust Size to see the current settings. The default resolution is set to 72 which is standard for web applications. In that ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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As @tty suggested, using Karabiner is brilliant. I made some extra rules. You can navigate using HJKL and zoom using FDER. Read the file for more information. Here is my private.xml: <?xml version="1.0"?> <root> <appdef> <appname>PREVIEW</appname> <equal>com.apple.Preview</equal> </appdef> ...


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Changes to files are saved automatically when you close, or automatically in the background. If you don't want to alter the original image, duplicate it first with ⇧⌘S (File → Duplicate), or use ⌥⇧⌘S Save as… (File → ⌥Save as…). To revert to the original version, open the file and choose File → Revert To and select a revision.


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On my Preview in Mavericks it is right below the main menu bar, where I can select the Font and the size.


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Finally the Problem has been fixed by Apple. You just have to update to Yosemite 10.10.3!


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Your icon on Mail would seem to appear that Google Chrome is set to be your mail client. It works fine if Apple Mail is set as default mailer. I can't even persuade Chrome to be accepted as a mailer from RCDefaultApp. I'd certainly be tempted to try switching the default to something else.


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Try deleting the spotlight cache folder at ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.spotlight


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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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Why not the obvious? Acrobat Reader DC?



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