why can't preview show animated gifs?

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  1. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    makes me mad....even windows image preview will do it
     
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    x2
     
  3. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    this is one item that requires immediate attention

    email steve jobs
     
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    This does suck.
    I always just open with firefox.
     
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    Preview in Leopard breaks animated gifs down to frames. Holding the down arrow will animate.
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    yeah, but that still sucks and it's not at full speed
     
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    urban ape take that take that take that

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    preview has always done it like that even before leopard, i usually open them with quicktime and put it on loop :sad2:
     
  8. TheWeasel

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    :werd: Did the same in Tiger if you hit the expansion triangle. Best off right-clicking them an opening them in Safari to view them. Pretty lame though.
     
  9. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    it would be nice if quickview did it
     
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    use xee to view images, i switched to it for this very reason
     

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