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Reunite iPhoto libraries with Rendezvous in iPhoto4
Authored by: joshX on Feb 12, '04 04:44:22AM

Hi
I've tried this hint, but it did not preserve the picture comments.
Another solution is to create an disk image of the iPhoto Library. I used Toast.
You need to add a file "IPHOTO.XML" in the root of the image.
When you mount the image iPhoto displays the libray an you can add the contents to your library just by DragNDrop.
This is much faster!

ArchivePath: must be the same name as the librarries folder.
ArchiveName: Whatever you want

Content of XML file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<key>ArchiveName</key>
<string>iPhoto Library</string>
<key>ArchivePath</key>
<string>./iPhoto Library</string>
</dict>
</plist>

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Reunite iPhoto libraries with Rendezvous in iPhoto4
Authored by: igor on Nov 28, '04 09:04:14PM
I found it simpler to temporarily move the ~/Photos/iPhoto Library folder into another folder, add the IPHOTO.XML file as described and then make a read-only image. Saves the fuss of copying things twice.

ArchivePath: must be the name of the actual folder.
ArchiveName: This is the name that will show up in iPhoto when you want to bring the photos back in to display them or whatever

Content of XML file:


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
    <key>ArchiveName</key>  <string>My Vacation Photos</string>
    <key>ArchivePath</key>  <string>./iPhoto Library</string>
</dict>
</plist>


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