Preview Not Showing Text by Default

Colin's Avatar


13 Feb, 2013 12:03 PM

I have a file which is tsv but the preview pane has 2 buttons at the bottom with the option to show as text or hex.
I don't want to have these options, I just want to view these files as text.
Is there a way to do this?

  1. 1 Posted by Damazio on 14 Feb, 2013 07:16 PM

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    Colin, there's no automatic way to do this but you can manually Get Info on that file and type TEXT on the Type field somewhere in the attributes section.
    You can also perform a search (Command + F) for custom extensions (eg. .tsv, .srt), select all found files, press Option + Command + I (Inspector), type TEXT and it will change it for the whole batch.


  2. Damazio closed this discussion on 14 Feb, 2013 07:16 PM.

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