My Mac (Mojave) Finder window often fails to show me an image thumbnail of any selected SketchUp or LayOut files, instead displaying only a generic blank placeholder. I am looking for any file viewer software that will do a better job of showing me a graphic image (the more detailed the better) of each file WITHOUT having to open each one. Most of the file viewer products I can find out there do not list .skp and .layout file formats as compatible. Any leads would be most appreciated!
This isn’t a solution. It doesn’t work and even when it does, it’s temporary, replaced by a generic icon a moment later, exhibiting the exact behavior originally noted.
I know, but it identifies the problem.
Checkout Component finder of Flextools:
… with SketchUp software.
my old extension ‘Add Icon’ from the dark days of NO mac previews at all, still seems to work on v19 even though I haven’t updated it for a few versions…
it’s in the SketchUcation Plugins store…
Yea, but until we fix it, you could crontab -e and every couple of minutes do qlmanage -r.
I can’t tell if you’re joking or not.
That’s the beauty of the response: if you know what cron is, it’s very practical. If you don’t and don’t care, it’s a joke. Works for everyone. I filed the bug for it, which I should have done after my original post when Mojave came out. My bad.