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    traveler09's Avatar
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    Dec 24, 2007
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    Setting Preview as default PDF viewer
    It seems as if I messed something up as Preview used to be the default program for PDf files. There seems to be no way to set it in the preference as I can see.


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    JohnTheMacGeek's Avatar
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    Feb 05, 2008
    Mid 2009 MacBook Pro  Mid 2007 iMac  4G iPod Touch  iPhone 4S  iPad
    Right click (control + click) on the file and select "Get Info". The the window you should see an "Open with" tab. You can choose Preview from there.

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    dalison's Avatar
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    Feb 16, 2008
    Mac Pro 8 core 2.8Ghz, 12GB RAM, 2.3TB HD; MacBook Pro 2.4Ghz, 4GB RAM, 200GB HD
    If you want to make changes to all the default handlers for your applications you can also use this tool:


    It let's you set the default handler for any of your Mac apps in one place.
    My blog about my move from Windows to Mac:

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