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iOS Device Screenshots & iPhoto Smart Albums
Authored by: soundsgoodtome on Feb 01, '12 04:26:52AM

this is a killer tip. thanks... but i've observed a caveat:

i wanted to use this to easily identify certain, less-important images that i wanted to move out of my iphoto library and into folders. so this tip allowed me to easily identify those images. however, when dragging images directly from the smart mailbox to a folder (in the dock in my case), if the photos being dragged have the same name as any of the photos in the destination folders, the finder does NOT alert you that there are conflicting names. instead, it simply does *nothing*. fortunately i discovered this before deleting the images from iphoto.

the workaround is to first drag the images to the desktop, then into the destinaion folder. then, you're informed aboutt he same names and (in most cases) are given the option to "keep both versions."



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iOS Device Screenshots & iPhoto Smart Albums
Authored by: ckoerner on Feb 03, '12 01:05:32PM

One way around the limitation you've discovered is to use the Export command from the File menu. One of the options is to rename the exported files in a sequential order so as not to have overlapping file names!



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iOS Device Screenshots & iPhoto Smart Albums
Authored by: soundsgoodtome on Feb 03, '12 03:45:58PM

thanks!



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