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Does TimeMachine compress iPhoto library?

I'm getting TM backups whose sizes don't match the target. My 260GB content on MBA SSD may produce a 220GB backup. My ~125GB IPhoto lib may produce a 95GB backup. Yet the other 30GBs of photos in the ...
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How can I fix iPhoto 11 print quality

My wife scrapbooks our photos, and has recently upgraded from her old computer to a brand new MacBook Pro. She is a big fan of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it", so has been using iPhoto 6 on MacOS ...
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How to register Outlook 2011 to send emails from iPhoto?

I had Office 2008 for Mac (with Entourage) installed. I never used Entourage and didn't have any email accounts configured. Then I installed Office 2011 without 'uninstalling' 2008 and setup Outlook ...
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How to BCC email from iPhoto '11

iPhoto '11 has beautiful email templates that make it a great choice for sharing pics with friends. I can't seem find a way to send emails with the recipients in a BCC field, forcing me to break a ...
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Why isn't iPhoto '11 showing an event present in the library?

I'm having a problem where the last imported photos to my iPhoto '11 (version 9.1.5 (615)) library don't show up under the "Events" entry. The event shows up under "Last import" and under "Photos", ...
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How to import an old iPhoto 09 library to iPhoto 11?

I have found an old iPhoto 09 library on a back up folder and I want to import its content to my newly purchased iPhoto 11. Is this possible? If yes, how is it done? By the way: I tried to import it ...
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Ordering prints from iPhoto and having them shipped to a different country?

As far as I can tell, it's not possible to order prints through iPhoto, and have the prints shipped to a different country than the one you chose when you setup your print account. In the account ...
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iPhoto does not open a window after Lion Upgrade

iPhoto is not properly anymore since I upgraded on Lion. It starts and seems to be alive in Task Switcher or in the Menu Bar, but there is no open Window for iPhoto. I re-installed from the AppStore ...
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How do I enable the interactive iPhoto screen saver in OSX Lion?

The Lion features page says: Interact with photos in screen saver. New onscreen controls let you pause your iPhoto screen saver and manually flip through the photos in an album without ...
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Storing and working off iphoto and itunes library on NAS?

I have the 2011 macbook air with 128gb ssd. Storage is low so i'm hoping to set up for the very first time, a NAS to host large files such as photo's (raw format), video's and music (lossless and aac ...
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Why won't iPhoto open after upgrading to Lion?

So, I just downloaded and installed Lion on my iMac. However, I did so on a separate clean partition, and saved Snow Leopard on the other. So, in Lion, I tried to open iPhoto on my Snow Leopard ...
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How do i see the size of my trash in iPhoto '11?

I'm just curious how much space I'll retrieve by deleting them.
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change filesize of iPhoto image before adding it to a mail

How can I change the filesize (resolution and compression) of an image from iPhoto before adding it as an embedded image in apple mail without actually changing the image in iPhoto?
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How can I prevent iPhoto from opening everytime I plug my iPad/iPhone?

How can I prevent iPhoto from launching everytime I plug my iPad/iPhone?
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A faster way to move photos from one event to another existing event in iPhoto?

When I drink a beer I enjoy I like to snap a photo of it with my iPhone. I keep an event in iPhoto called Beer and in to this event go all those photos I snap. Over time the Beer event has started to ...
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How to move all iPhoto video files to an external disk or a NAS?

The main harddrive of my MacBook Pro is filling up. So I need to move some files to an external medium. I use iPhoto to import my photos and (HD) videos from my digital camera. I want to keep all my ...
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iPhoto Library Size Doubled when Synced with iPad

I just bought my iPad and left it syncing overnight with a somewhat large iPhoto library (22,000+ photos). This morning I found that the sync worked just fine and the entire library is handled ...
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Change the year of 500+ photos in iPhoto

For quite some time I had my camera configured with the wrong year. How can I change the year portion of the date of 500+ photos in my iPhotos library?
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iPhoto '11 is really slow to launch

Ever since updating to iPhoto '11 it has become incredibly slow to launch. Using it is acceptable performance wise, but launching is terribly slow. I just closed it and reopened it to get an accurate ...
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Include original picture's file on a iPhoto slideshow

There is a simple way to include the original picture's file of a iPhoto slideshow? I create a slideshow with iPhoto, select Share and iDvd. Now I have the slideshow on iDvd and I can burn or export ...
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Ordering prints other than through iphoto

I would like to order photo prints off of iphoto through phanfare because I like their quality of prints better than iphoto/kodak. Is there a way to do this?
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Problem importing iPhoto library in Aperture

I just bought a new mbp and I copied the iPhoto '10 library of my old iMac to the Pictures folder of my mpb. Then I opened iPhoto '11, it said that it has to update the library. To that point it was ...
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Sync picasa with iPhoto

Is there any way to sync my iPhoto photos with picasa? It would be great if it works in the same way that the facebook integration works.
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iPhoto '11 vs. iPhoto '09 keyboard shortcuts

In iPhoto '09 looking at a picture in an event, I could hit Esc to get back to the event. It appears that this no longer works in iPhoto '11. Is there a different keyboard shortcut that works?
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I think, I screwed up the color profiles on my macbook

as you can see in the example shot, the color in the image are not consistent on my macbook. In the finder the image looks nice, but in Quick Look and iPhoto there is too much red in the images. The ...
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How can I remove the RAW image files from my iPhoto Library?

I'm doing a bit of a disk cleanup, and was surprised to find that my iPhoto library was a whopping 83gig. From what I understand iPhoto keeps a jpeg copy of each RAW photo in your library (but I could ...
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iPhoto '08 doesn't play video when double-clicked

When I import videos from my iPhone into iPhoto '08, I can't play the video inside of iPhoto. The iPhoto Help says to double-click a video to play it, but that doesn't work. As a workaround, I select ...
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How can I sync photos and videos from iPhoto to my windows server

I've historically kept all my photos and videos on my Windows Home Server (WHS). I've now got an iMac and I'm using iPhoto to manage all my photos (linked to the server, not managing the files ...
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On connecting device - iTunes or iPhotos must not open

Whenever I connect my iPhone/iPad/iPod to MacMini, It automatically launches iTunes & start syncing every time. I am a developer & I frequently need to connect/disconnect different devices. ...
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How can I reduce the resolution and storage size of photos synced to my iPhone?

I want to sync many photos from my MacBook to my iPhone, but I realize that they really take too much space. I'm not exactly sure what resolution photos are scaled to when syncing with iTunes, but I ...
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Does it make sense to use Aperture 3 in combination with iPhoto or can you drop iPhoto?

I've just ordered my first mac and as an impatient hobby photographer I've already been reading up a lot on Aperture and iPhoto. I've seen the iPhoto '11 presentation and was very impressed with the ...
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Can I manually connect my Facebook contacts to my AddressBook contacts?

I have the following: Facebook friends iPhoto faces Address Book contacts Faces and contacts are already linked. Some friends are also linked to the contacts. There is a problem with the friends ...
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Missing Faces When Creating iPhoto '11 Smart Album

I am having trouble creating a Smart Album based on Faces in iPhoto '11. Whenever I set up a Smart Album condition using "Face IS" the third drop-down menu is populated with a list of my Faces. This ...
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Synchronize 2 different iPhoto libraries

I need a tool/script to synchronize two different iPhoto libraries between two Mac books. By now I want to have common albums with my mother and myself. Is there anything to do this automatically via ...
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Resolution of pictures hopping from iphoto to imovie to idvd

So, I've got this pretty big (12 minutes, 3sec/slide) slide show. I may be done with it. I may not. The show is composed of ten iPhoto-11 slideshows. Each one was set up 4:3, then exported, with the ...
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How to make iPhoto library back into bundle

I recently recovered from a disk failure and while most of my files are ok, I'm having trouble with my iPhoto library. While it appears that the data fro the iPhoto library is intact in the recovered ...
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How to reduce photos in iPhoto while keeping metadata?

I got carried away taking high-res and RAW photos, and now my iPhoto Library is just too big. Most of these photos aren't good enough to take up that much space, but they're still good enough to ...
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Get rid of text slide in iphoto 11 slide show

I added a text slide to a slideshow. I can't get rid of it. If I delete it, the neighboring picture gets deleted, too. If I re-add the picture, the text slide reappears with it.
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Edit Multiple Places in iPhoto '11?

I've recently upgraded from iPhoto '08 to '11 and am in the process of cleaning up my geotagging. Most of my photos had been geotagged outside of iPhoto, but for a lot of them it wasn't as accurate ...
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Editing iPhoto-specific metadata

Perpetua:2011-01-16 ashley$ mdls IMAG0107.jpg ... kMDItemComment = "Cat with is tongue out." So, here's my question. xattr can be used to modify some ...
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iphoto versus imovie - wanting to get features from both places

Origami is very nice. However, detailed control is, in my case, very hard to live without. I am setting up a 10-minute slide show. I want to use several pieces of audio cued to different points in the ...
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Remove Specific Text from Multiple Descriptions

I've recently upgraded to iPhoto '11 (couldn't resist the pricing on the new app store) and as I'm adding more meta-data to my library and generally organizing things (places, faces, etc... I hadn't ...
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How can I stop my device open being reset to iPhoto

When I plug in my Camera (Toshiba Camileo H20), it always opens in iPhoto. Because I want a little more control over the import process, I would like Image Capture to be the default app for it. When ...
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How to delete images already imported into iPhoto?

I have a large number of random folders of photos on my hard drive, some of which have been imported into iPhoto. How do I figure out which photos have been imported into iPhoto, so I can delete the ...
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iPhoto gets stuck on finishing last import

I have this problem where iPhoto gets into a state where it won't quit, and won't let me import anything. If I try to empty the (iPhoto) trash it tells me I should "Wait until the import is finished". ...
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Can I tag iPhoto Faces on iOS?

Is there a way to tag photos in the iPhoto library with Faces on iOS? Something like a sequence of screens that just asks for confirmation like "Is this John, yes/no"?
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Preview problem on “iPhoto imported” clips in iMovie

I've a strange problem with iMovie : I can preview movie clips that I've directly imported into iMovie, but the ones that have been imported from my camera by iPhoto have a problem : the displayed ...
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How to delete duplicate photos from an iPhoto event?

I did a stupid thing with one Event in iPhoto library. I thought of making a copy of this Event, and I did use the menu duplicate. Instead of creating another copy of event, it did copies of all the ...
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What to do with single-picture events in iPhoto?

I use iPhoto to manage my pictures. I have, therefore, over several years gained quite a set of Events as iPhoto calls them. I also have lots of one-off pictures that people send me that I want to ...
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iPhoto and unknown RAW Formats

I have a Camera that supports RAW (Panasonic Lumix FZ35), but sadly iPhoto (and Aperture) don't support this format. Short of reporting Feedback to Apple and hoping for the best, is there any other ...