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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard System
Pressing Option-Space pulls up the full-screen Quick Look view in Finder under Snow Leopard. This may be documented somewhere, but I haven't been able to find it.

[robg adds: It's documented if you hold down the Option key and look at the File menu. With the Option key down, Quick Look (selection) becomes Slideshow (selection).]
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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard
Authored by: mistersquid on Sep 07, '09 08:18:27AM

thx for the heads-up on this.



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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard
Authored by: Unsoluble on Sep 07, '09 11:49:39AM

This isn't only in Snow Leopard -- works as described here in 10.5.8.



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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard
Authored by: garythemacguy on Sep 07, '09 11:59:00AM

Not for me it doesn't. 10.5.8. Highlight a JPG file on the desktop and press [space] provokes regular Quick Look behaviour. opt-[space] deselects the JPG and highlights the file on the Desktop whose name comes first alphabetically.

Unless you're referring to the File > Quick Look "your file" which has the shortcut cmd-Y. Pressing opt-cmd-Y from the keyboard does go to slideshow mode.



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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard
Authored by: marclipovsky on Sep 07, '09 01:14:24PM

yeah this was available thru leopard as well. Command + Option + Y



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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard
Authored by: jonbaer on Sep 07, '09 05:06:32PM

Just FYI, you can also use the 2 finger pinch on the trackpad when QuickLook(ing) to go to full screen and back as well ...



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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard
Authored by: incogenator on Oct 21, '09 05:47:47AM

thank you for suggesting the trackpad tip. it works nicely and is pretty impressive.



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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard
Authored by: raneil on Sep 08, '09 11:14:35AM

It should be noted that this appears to be a Finder-only feature. It does not work (or simply has not been implemented) in several other Apps that support QuickLook (Path Finder, FileSpot, Yep).



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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard
Authored by: PizzaCake on Sep 08, '09 11:56:40AM

press escape to get out of full screen view



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10.6: View full screen Quick Look via the keyboard
Authored by: unasimple on May 11, '12 11:22:08PM

This is what worked for me on 10.5.8 go into the directory with all the JPGs and select all of them first then press 'space' to pull them up in preview. click the fullscreen arrows and blammo. use arrow keys to navigate them.



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