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Broken for more than just smart albums
Authored by: stcanard on Feb 28, '05 04:12:32PM

Not entirely true.

What this does is create a folder with aliases to the images. What this means, though is that if you add a photo to the album it doesn't automatically show up in the desktop rotation -- you still have to remember to add the alias somehow.

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Broken for more than just smart albums
Authored by: vdubya on Mar 01, '05 10:23:52AM

After you add the photo to the iPhoto album you are using for desktop images, click on the 'desktop' button again. System preferences will open (and or come to the foreground) and open to the desktop/screen saver pane. You will need to refresh your desktop album selection by selecting something else (like 'Pictures folder'), and then reselecting your 'iPhoto Selection' album. You should then see your new additions listed for your desktop.

This is obviously not an elegant way to do this. It's like Apple was trying to simplify the functionality, and didn't finish the job.

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