OS X: Keep Quick Look windows in front

Compatible with Mac OS X: , ,
November 3, 2012 • Category: Quick Look • By: Mr.R

When viewing a file with QuickLook it will appear in the foreground of the screen. When you select a different window, QuickLook will go to the background. It’s possible to keep the QuickLook windows in front.

defaults write com.apple.Finder QLHidePanelOnDeactivate 0

Restart Finder to make changes effect.

killall Finder

Revert the change with:

defaults write com.apple.Finder  1

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2 Responses to “OS X: Keep Quick Look windows in front”

  1. tswiftfangurl123 says:

    “defaults write com.apple.Finder 1″

    Does not work….

  2. Eurobubba says:

    The command to revert should be:

    defaults write com.apple.Finder QLHidePanelOnDeactivate 1

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