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QuickLook is a great way to easily preview a file in OS X, but sometimes you want to have the ability to select text from the QuickLook window. Just try it, we'll wait. See? Clicking and dragging inside of the QuickLook window simply drags the window around on screen instead of letting you select text to copy. This unfortunately means that in order to copy text from the document, you'll have to open the application first. In this Terminal 101, however, we'll show you how to enable a tweak that gives you direct text access through the QuickLook window. Continue reading to learn more.