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Apple Mail won't save to iPhoto

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Rick Van Vliet Level 5 Level 5 (6,385 points)
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Apr 21, 2012 2:39 PM

On snowLeopard, with a 'last year's' version of iPhoto...Mail will not send photo to iPhoto.

I have the button to send to iPhoto, and iPhoto dock icon does a little bounce, but picture doesn't show up in iPhoto.

Even from QuickLook, I can press that "Send to iphoto"...but the picture never appears in iPhoto.

We did repair permissions.

This OSX was recently clean install.

User was migrated from iBook g4 (Tiger, I think).

 

Help?

Thanks,

rickvv

  • MadisonP Level 5 Level 5 (4,485 points)
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    Apr 21, 2012 8:07 PM (in response to Rick Van Vliet)

    Greetings Rick,

     

    Questions:

    • What version of iPhoto are you running?
    • Do you have a backup of your iPhoto Library?
    • When was the last time you did this process and it worked and what has changed between then and now?

     

    As a test:

    1. Quit iPhoto
    2. Hold down the option key and launch iPhoto
    3. Click to create a new test iPhoto Library
    4. Quit iPhoto
    5. Open Mail and attempt to save and image to the new test iPhoto Library

     

    Cheers.

  • Old Dad Calculating status...
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    Sep 21, 2012 3:40 PM (in response to MadisonP)

    Hi MadisonP,

    I just joined the Apple Support Communities and I have detected your answer after I have placed my fist question, see:

    Can't export Mail photo-Attachement to iPhoto after update 10.8.2  by Old Dad

    Probably you can help me too - thank you!

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