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  1. #1

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    Dec 01, 2008
    Document Preview
    Hi, MacOSX shows a preview of my file on my desktop, with text showing on the page, does any one know how to just show the item type icon and not preview what the document looks like and what the text on the first page looks like.


  2. #2

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    Member Since
    Jun 02, 2008
    MacBook 2.1GHz Core 2 Duo | 1GB RAM | OS X 10.6.3 | 250GB External HD | 8GB iPod Touch 1st Gen 3.1.3

    Go to a Finder window, any window.

    Right click, then select "Show view options"

    Check the box "Show icon preview" (highlighted green)

    Then click "Use as Defaults" (highlighted in blue)


    And in reference to 6string, you must be in grid view (highlighted in red)

    Grid (red)
    List (blue)
    Columns (green)
    Coverflow (yellow)

    Thanks 6string

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Sep 09, 2009
    Down Under :D
    Back to my old 2.2GHz C2D MB after selling my MBP and wondering what my next Mac will be :)
    You'll need to be in grid view in finder (as in the diagram above) in order to get these view options choices!

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Dec 01, 2008
    Thank you very much

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