Icons are a fundamental part of a graphical interface, and convey valuable information. Although QuickLook thumbnails can enhance, they can also conflict unless carefully thought out.
Many improvements in the second release of Podofyllin, but there’s a weird bug affecting PDF thumbnail views which leads to synchronised scrolling.
Together with the Quick Actions bar, they force you to scroll to view an item’s metadata, even on large displays.
It’s all too easy to change the information in a Finder Alias when you’re inspecting it. Here’s how to avoid that, and a new version of Precize to help.
Diagram summarising how Finder Aliases work, including their resolution. And how to confuse QuickLook thumbnails.
Displaying thumbnails and previews with white text on white background is a good party-trick, but quickly gets tedious.
Problems with a document thumbnail or preview? Here’s a neat command tool which can help you diagnose and solve them.
Getting the best out of Quick Look’s document previews and thumbnail icons, in the Finder and the Open File dialog.