Quick Look for various extensions
- OpenOffice will open Wordperfect files regardless of extension. Quick
Look will allow you to preview .wpd files as long as you have the
WordPerfect.qlgenerator (available here) package in /Library/Quicklook.
However, one cannot open Wordperfect files with other extensions, such
In order to make Quick Look recognize the .frm file type, right-click
OpenOffice.org.app and select Show Package Contents. In the Contents
folder, double-click the Info.plist file. Add a new child under the
"Exported Type UTIs" key. Enter the following information (some of the
keys will be there by default, others you will need to enter manually):
Conforms to UTIs (array)
Item 0 (string) - com.corel.wordperfect.doc
Identifier (string) - com.corel.wordperfect.frm
Equivalent Types (array)
Item 0 (string) - application/vnd.sun.xml.writer
Item 0 (string) - frm
Save Info.plist, open a Terminal window, and type `touch
/Applications/OpenOffice.org.app/`. Your .frm Wordperfect files should
now open in Quick Look.
Implemented on 10.6.2.
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