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iPhoto ’11: The Macintosh iLife Guide to using iPhoto with OS X Lion and iCloud by Jim Heid, Michael E. Cohen, Dennis R. Cohen

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Notes and Tips

Rotate Verticals

Some cameras automatically rotate photos taken in vertical orientation. If yours doesn’t, the job is yours. Select the photo or photos and then choose Photos > Rotate Clockwise or Photos > Rotate Counterclockwise.

Delete the Dregs

See a photo that you know you don’t want to keep? Trash it. To delete a photo, select it (click it once), then press the Delete key. You can also delete a photo by dragging it to the Trash on the left side of the iPhoto window.

When you put a photo in the Trash, iPhoto doesn’t actually erase the photo from your hard drive; that doesn’t happen until you choose Empty iPhoto Trash from the iPhoto menu. If you change your mind about deleting a photo, click the Trash item in the library list, ...

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