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Open a file from within Quick Look with an application other than the default System 10.8
In iOS, whenever you view a document attached to an e-mail, you can click the Share button to send the document to a list of compatible applications, not just the preferred one. The same option is available in Mountain Lion whenever you use Quick Look to view a document.

When you display a document using Quick Look, you can now right-click on the "Open in xxxx" button, and see a list of compatible applications. This makes it easy to open, for example, a spreadsheet or graphic in your application of choice instead of the default application.
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Open a file from within Quick Look with an application other than the default
Authored by: jsumners on Aug 08, '12 07:51:05AM

Works in 10.7 as well.



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It does?
Authored by: SeanAhern on Aug 09, '12 11:03:02AM

I couldn't get this to work in 10.7.4 in a QuickLook from Finder.



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Open a file from within Quick Look with an application other than the default
Authored by: jaydisc on Aug 08, '12 09:32:55PM

Strangely, it does not appear to work with a Control-click...



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Open a file from within Quick Look with an application other than the default
Authored by: gopes on Aug 09, '12 05:15:06AM

Click-and-hold works, too.



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