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What are the circumstances to show Quick View in search results

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, October 1, 2009
11 years ago2,272 views

Feature "Quick View" to vies .pdf document with Google Docs viewer without opening (and downloading) the pdf document itself was new to me.
But how can we enable it:
Trying google.com/#hl=en&q=inurl% ...
will show an option.

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

But more typical searches only show "View as HTML" option...

George R [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Below is a web based viewer for pdf, postscript, and word documents.
It converts each page to an image.

view.samurajdata.se/

Luke [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

what i do is to keep a bookmark to

docs.google.com/gview?url=

in my browser and in case google doesn't offer a view link i copy the url and paste is after the equation sign..

works perfectly for pdf and ppt (which is great since i don't want to download ppts just to glance at them, less important with pdfs due to the browser plugin)

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Your tip is almost brilliant, hey thanks!

Luke [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

glad i could help..

cheers
luke

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