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10.4: Trash images via keyboard shortcut in Preview Apps
Tiger only hintWhen you're looking at an image in Preview, you can simply hit Command-Delete to send it to the Trash.

[robg adds: As far as I can tell, this isn't documented ... and to be honest, I don't know if it's a bug or a feature. It doesn't seem to work on PDFs, but trashed PNGs and JPEGs and TIFFs that I tested it with. I also don't recall it from 10.3, so I've marked this one 10.4 only. If it works in 10.3, too, just let me know...]
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10.4: Trash images via keyboard shortcut in Preview
Authored by: disinfor on May 23, '05 03:18:28PM

It doesn't work in 10.3.9



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10.4: Trash images via keyboard shortcut in Preview
Authored by: mcapp on May 24, '05 01:42:21PM

I know this works in other apps in Panther. For instance, you can trash folders in Extensis Suitcase using Command-Delete in Panther.



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Re 10.4: Preview tricks
Authored by: jscarry on May 23, '05 07:56:50PM

You can drag and drop images from the drawer to the trash in both 10.3 and 10.4. You can also hold down the option key when you drag to make a copy, and command+option drag to make an alias.

In 10.3 if you drag a page with a PDF it works on the whole document, not just the page you are interested in. So be careful dragging to the trash because the whole pdf ends up there. You can't drag or delete pdf's in 10.4.



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10.4: Trash images via keyboard shortcut in Preview
Authored by: randydarden on May 23, '05 10:07:07PM

This can be VERY convenient if you do a lot of digital photography. When parsing through hundreds of small JPEGs from a shoot, I use the trash as a quick sort bin: first empty the trash, then go through the images in a slideshow and delete those that don't make the cut. If you want to keep the rejected photos, drag them out of the trash into a particular folder. Repeat until you're down to the best folders. This is usually the fastest method at my disposal, though iView Media Pro's labels, mapped to keys 0-9, are a bit more convenient.

I have in the past used various programs with the functionality, but it's nice to see it in Preview. If only I could do this in the Finder slideshows.



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Should work in Preview/Finder slideshow
Authored by: deleted_user18 on May 25, '05 01:31:43PM

I would like to see this feature in the slideshow as well. This way I can easily scan though my pictures and delete those I don't want.



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10.4: Trash images via keyboard shortcut in Preview
Authored by: gnetsurpher on Jan 03, '06 11:03:27PM

I don't know if anyone will see this but I seem to be having a problem with Preview. I can delete things that I am looking at in preview by dragging it to the trash, or using the delete key, , but if I try to drag an image from the drawer to the desktop to make a copy or an alias, it won't work. It just comes up with a white circle with a line through it. I remember being able to do this in Panther but I'm not sure if I ever was able to do it in Tiger or not. Anyway, is anyone else able to use the command key or option key in preview when dragging an image from the drawer to the desktop? Help!



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10.4: Trash images via keyboard shortcut in Preview
Authored by: marc1 on Apr 08, '06 05:21:18PM

I can confirm that the trick of dragging a file from the tray to the trash used to work for me on 10.3.9 and now does not on 10.4.6 (on a Intel Duo).

I used this trick all the time. Is there another way to do it now?



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10.4: Trash images via keyboard shortcut in Preview
Authored by: marc1 on Apr 08, '06 05:22:42PM

oh, and ps i am using Preview v3.0.4 (398)



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