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View attachment 21137 I used to be able to preview my images with quicklook before deleting them or for example opening them in photoshop by hitting spacebar. However now, the quicklook window that opens displays the image too small for me to be able to use quicklook in this way. Is there any way to fix this?

edit: Sometimes it does show images in full size like here: "preview full size.png"

Weird thing is that it sometimes works for .psd files and sometimes ti doesn't, so filetypes do not seem to be the problem.

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preview full size.png
 
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Probably a case of the "Screen shot" file not having any or an incorrect extension, thus the system doesn't quite know what to make of it.
 
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Probably a case of the "Screen shot" file not having any or an incorrect extension, thus the system doesn't quite know what to make of it.

Thanks for your response chas_m. That made good sense to me, so I went ahead and tried to rename a .png file to make sure it recognizes it as a png. Still the same issue though. I have attached a screenshot to show you.

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I'm not getting that here. The only time I can reproduce this issue is if I try to preview an unsupported file type, like an .MKV movie file.

Are you sure those files are, in fact, PNGs?
 
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I'm not getting that here. The only time I can reproduce this issue is if I try to preview an unsupported file type, like an .MKV movie file.

Are you sure those files are, in fact, PNGs?

Thanks again for getting back to me so swiftly. It seems like we will have to put a lid on this one for now then, because they are indeed png's, that I can open with preview or for example photoshop. An utterly intriguing and frustrating mistery it is (for now). Will keep you posted if I figure this one out.
 

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Just for kicks and grins try something and let us know the results. Take one of the files that is giving you a problem in QuickLook. Open the same file and re-save it. Now try the file in QuickLook to see if it works.

If not rename the file to something simple and try again.

No reason to think it is going to work but can't hurt to try.
 
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Just for kicks and grins try something and let us know the results. Take one of the files that is giving you a problem in QuickLook. Open the same file and re-save it. Now try the file in QuickLook to see if it works.

If not rename the file to something simple and try again.

No reason to think it is going to work but can't hurt to try.

Thanks Slydude. Did that, and retried it on both a .png file and a .psd file without luck. Still stuck here, and not sure what more information I can give you but feel free to ask if you have the time and patience. O:)
 

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