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PREVIEW: Why doesn't Preview estimate file size when saving-as?

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streptile Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 22, 2013 12:46 PM

I understand that Preview's "save-as" feature has changed -- now you must duplicate the image first, then save it.

 

However, when I save a duplicate (which is similar to the old "save-as" feature), I need to have the "Quality" slider linked to a feature that estimates the file size of the image I am saving.

 

Thhis was a function built right into the old Preview.

 

How can I enable it in the new Preview?

 

In other words, how can get Preview to estimate the file size (in KB) of the image I am saving when I slide the "Quality" slider?

 

Thanks for any help.

OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
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