Open in Preview Individually

Summary: Open each selected file in a separate Preview window.
Requires:
Suggested Key Binding: Command-Shift-P
Install Location: ~/Library/Scripts/Applications/Finder/
Last Modified: 2019-05-24

Description

Preview has a preference to open groups of files in the same window or separate windows. This script lets you temporarily override Preview’s preference to open a batch of files (selected in the Finder) in separate windows even when Preview is set to “Open groups of files in the same window.”

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Script

on run
    
tell application "Finder"
        
set _files to the selection
    
end tell
    
tell application "Preview"
        
repeat with _file in _files
            
open _file
        
end repeat
    
end tell
end run