Copy text when viewing a file in Quick look

Quick LookThis little tip will allow you to copy text from a text file for example when viewing in Quick look on the Mac.  Sometime you "Quick Look" at a file, and it would be good just to grab a snippet with out having to load the document into text edit for example.

For this tip you will need to go into Terminal and type:

defaults write QLEnableTextSelection -bool TRUE; killall Finder

After this has been done you can copy text from files, without opening them.

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