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Rebuild the iPhoto Library
Authored by: jimlaurent on Jun 23, '03 03:39:04PM

robg comments that he's not sure when you would need to rebuild the library. The Apple forums are full of users who have "lost photos". Rebuilding the libary recatalogs them.

Note that changing a file name of a JPG file using the finder will make it "invisible" to iPhoto. Changing the name back doesn't help. You must import the photo back into iPhoto. Loose enough photos this way and "rebuild" option becomes quite attractive.

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Rebuild the iPhoto Library
Authored by: ankh on Jun 23, '03 04:13:22PM

I wonder if iTunes has this feature? My library self-corrupted a while back (scattered tracks suddenly are marked as unknown/unavailable in the middle of sequences, although the files are still in place). (these are classical albums, nine piano trios in a folder for example, with two of them "lost" by iTunes).

Hand-navigating to each folder for each "lost" track is impossible til I reach retirement age some years hence.

It's all beta and I'm tired of it.

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