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how can i restore quick look behaviour in exposé?

240 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: May 25, 2013 3:04 PM by PeterD RSS
PeterD Calculating status...
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May 24, 2013 9:25 AM



I'll ask my question by way of example:


I just upgraded to Mountain Lion from Lion.


I have 32 open windows in Text Edit. I switch between these windows frequently but obviously Command + ~ is too tedious to step through the windows. In the past, I could invoke Exposé and see all of these open windows in a grid on the screen, then move the cursor over a window and press spacebar to "quick look" the window. If it were the window I was looking for, I could click and the window would come to the forefront.


This spacebar/quick look feature seems to have vanished in Mountain Lion. Is there any way to restore it?






MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3), 2010 with hi-res matte display
  • Awaters71 Calculating status...
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    May 24, 2013 12:00 PM (in response to PeterD)

    Hey PeterD


    It sounds like you have already enabled Expose in Mountain lion. If you havent this link will explain how that can be done r-in-mountain-lion/


    Quicklook can still be used in Mountain lion you will notice a faint blue line surrounding one of the documents open in Expose. You can change active windows by using the arrow keys on the keyboard and the space bar will still give you a quicklook.


    Hope this helps,




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