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Open QuickLook previews in other apps System
In Mavericks, when you QuickLook files, there's an Open In button at the upper right, which lets you open the previewed document in the default app associated with the file in question.

But what if you want to open the document in a different app? For example, you're previewing a Microsoft Word document, but would prefer to open the file in Preview instead.

Just click and hold on the Open In Microsoft Word button, and a list of other, compatible apps appears. Choose the one you're after, and you're good to go.
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Open QuickLook previews in other apps
Authored by: ordnanceelf on Nov 05, '13 07:34:12AM

To confirm that this works the same way in Mountain Lion (10.8.5).



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Open QuickLook previews in other apps
Authored by: mdavis1982 on Nov 05, '13 07:49:15AM

This also works in Mountain Lion although I hadn't thought to try it before this hint!

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Open QuickLook previews in other apps
Authored by: Strod on Nov 05, '13 09:36:13AM

Nice hint, thank you... although it's not new to Mavericks. I'm still chained to The Mountain Lion and it also works here!



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Open QuickLook previews in other apps
Authored by: fahirsch on Nov 06, '13 11:22:32AM

And in Lion too. I never thought to keep pressing.



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Open QuickLook previews in other apps
Authored by: dandj on Nov 07, '13 01:01:33PM

If you've got a lot of applications, it can take quite a while (several seconds) to develop the list, just as with the "Open With" finder command.



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