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Profile photo file?

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Jul 4, 2012 1:30 AM

I want to use the photo from my user icon where i'm logging inn. I cant find where the photo-file is om my imac?

iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
  • noondaywitch Level 6 Level 6 (8,130 points)
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    Jul 4, 2012 7:18 AM (in response to skovhen)

    If this is one of the standard set provided by Apple, it should be in;

     

    Macintosh HD > Library > User Pictures

     

    If you're on Lion the Library is hidden so use the Go menu to get there;

     

    /Library/User Pictures

  • noondaywitch Level 6 Level 6 (8,130 points)
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    Jul 4, 2012 8:55 AM (in response to skovhen)

    The Go menu is in the menu bar at the top of the screen when in Finder. the dropdown gives various options; 'Go to Folder' is the one you want.

  • captfred Level 7 Level 7 (26,225 points)
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    Jul 4, 2012 10:54 AM (in response to skovhen)

    If the picture is still on the ribbon bar at the bottom of PhotoBooth, click on it and an Email or Add to iPhoto options will appear.

     

    Screen Shot 2012-07-04 at 1.52.17 PM.png

  • den.thed Level 7 Level 7 (23,345 points)
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    Jul 4, 2012 11:04 AM (in response to skovhen)

    disreguard captfred has it coverd.

  • noondaywitch Level 6 Level 6 (8,130 points)
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    Jul 4, 2012 1:13 PM (in response to skovhen)

    Just to be sure - Photo Booth stores the originals in Home (your folder with the house icon) > Pictures > Photo Booth. Usually using the time and date taken as the file name.

  • noondaywitch Level 6 Level 6 (8,130 points)
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    Jul 5, 2012 3:06 AM (in response to skovhen)

    Ah well…

  • captfred Level 7 Level 7 (26,225 points)
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    Jul 5, 2012 6:05 AM (in response to skovhen)

    That photo is also typically in AddressBook under your contact info.

     

    Addressbook stores it's photos in

     

    ~/Library/Application Support/AddressBook/Sources/ 5 groups of hex numbers /Images

  • captfred Level 7 Level 7 (26,225 points)
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    Jul 5, 2012 7:15 AM (in response to skovhen)

    The address book file is in the hidden user library.  Start Finder and on the menubar, Finder > Go > Hold the Option key down > Select Library > follow the path above.  All the jpegs used in addressbook will be there, just highlight and press the space bar to quickview.

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