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    Feb 09, 2004
    Pop-up dictionary in Lion
    I've got the pop-up dictionary working in Lion in both Safari and Email, but I can't get it to work in Preview, which is really the only place I need it. Can anyone confirm that this does indeed work in Preview by trying it on a document? I'd be pretty sad if this didn't work throughout Mac's main programs.

    To try, just use three fingers to tap on a word in Safari or Mail (where I know it works). Then open a document in Preview and try it again. Just let me know if you get a pop-up. Or, alternately, you could press Control-Command-D while hovering over a word, then release to see the pop-up.


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    Mar 17, 2009
    2008 15" MBP Yosemite, 2012 21.5" iMac Yosemite
    Why are you opening documents in Preview?
    If they are .doc files, use MS Office for Mac if you have it, or these apps are free -> OpenOffice, LibreOffice, NeoOffice.
    If they are RTF files, open them with Text Edit. Dictionary works in all these other apps I've mentioned.
    64GB iPhone 6, 64GB iPad Air 2.

    Reminder: Please include your Mac's specs. This will make it much easier for the other members to assist you.

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