The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

TMO Quick Tip - Quick Look: View Multiple Images

by , 7:30 AM EDT, May 7th, 2008

Leopard's Quick Look feature is great for checking out images without having to launch any application first, and it's also great for checking out multiple images at the same time.


Quick Look is also available from the contextual menu.

To view more than one picture at a time with Quick Look, do this:

  • Select the images you want to see, and then press Space, Control-click on the image group and choose Quick Look x Items (x is the number of items you selected). Since I selected nine pictures, I'll see Quick Look 9 Items.

  • Click the Index Sheet button to see all of the images.
  • You'll see only one image in the Quick Look window at first, so click the Index Sheet button at the bottom of the window to see all of the pictures at the same time.


Quick Look's Index Sheet view.

This is an easy and fast way to view several pictures at once since you don't have to launch other applications like Preview or Photoshop to see your digital gems.


Jeff Gamet is TMO's Morning Editor and Reviews Editor. He lectures, teaches and speaks on Mac OS X and design-related topics, and is the author of The Designer's Guide to Mac OS X from Peachpit Press.

if you have tips or tricks to share, or Mac-related questions you want answered.

Recent Headlines - Updated May 31st

Mon,12:40 PM
Three Ways to Protect your Apple Watch (and One Way Not To)
Mon,8:00 AM
Enjoy Your Memorial Day
Sun,11:53 AM
MGG 607: The Pocket Dial Conspiracy
Fri,9:47 PM
The Pros and Cons of a Proprietary Apple Car Charger
6:59 PM
VirnetX Wants to Shut Down FaceTime, but it Won’t Happen
5:45 PM
Star Wars: Force Awakens Soundtrack LPs Will Feature Built-in Holograms—Really
5:45 PM
It Could Happen - Universally Autonomous Cars Could Fail in the Marketplace
5:36 PM
Record Your Mac’s Screen with iShowU Instant: $12
1:49 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-27: Apple’s Car Charging Plans, Eddy Cue’s Time Warner Deal
11:50 AM
iPhone SE: Is Less the New More?
10:44 AM
Support for Anti-encryption Laws Crumbles
Thu,11:02 PM
HP Envy 34c Curved Display Video Review
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!