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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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Importing from the Finder

To import an entire folder full of images, drag the folder to the Photos item or into the photo area.

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iPhoto gives the new event the same name as the folder from which its images came. You can rename the event using the techniques described on page 18.

To import only some images, select their icons and then drag them to the Photos item or into the iPhoto window.

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Note: When you import images that are already stored on your hard drive, iPhoto makes duplicate copies of them in your iPhoto library. You can change this using ...

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