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10.6: Quick Look print jobs Printers
In the new printer apps in 10.6, there's a small arrow button (like in the iTunes Library) next to each print job. Click that button, and you will see a Quick Look preview of that file.

[robg adds: I imagine this could be very useful if your printer routinely has a huge queue; I typically can't see my occasional queued jobs because they disappear so quickly.]
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10.6: Quick Look print jobs
Authored by: palahala on Sep 11, '09 08:31:10AM

(As an unrelated side note, if your printer routinely has a huge queue, and you happen to have multiple printers: selecting multiple printers in System Preferences will show a button "Create Printer Pool". I have never used it, maybe this requires 10.6, and maybe it only works for CUPS printers, like described in this older hint: Use CUPS to create printer pools.)



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10.6: Quick Look print jobs
Authored by: subsailor on Sep 11, '09 09:07:08AM

Nice tip, except you apparently have to be an administrator to "Quick Look" print jobs.

Also, I just registered at this site, and cannot change my password/access preferences. I click the link and it goes to a nearly blank page that simply says "Not Available". What gives?



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10.6: Quick Look print jobs
Authored by: rab777hp on Sep 11, '09 10:02:07AM

Damn, looks like like I forgot to login for this one as well! I think I submitted from the beta site and this happened. Well, just claiming responsibility for this hint then :)



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10.6: Quick Look print jobs
Authored by: asmeurer on Sep 15, '09 10:30:07PM

I think this could be useful even if you just have a home printer. Surely you have had the case before where your print jobs do not go through for whatever reason, and they just accumulate. If you do not name your documents well, or if you just are using a program that doesn't name the print jobs, then this could be an easy way to see what all of the accumulated jobs are, and delete the duplicates that are certain to be there.



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