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My Book consisting of 100 pages cannot be saved in my hard disk.  I am getting an error message.  Yesterday, I was able to save it but it had only 25 pages.

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Hi Everyone!  I made a Book in iPhoto, consisting of 100 pages.  I cannot save it on my hard disk, and am always getting an error message, that the operation cannot be completed.  Why is this happening?  Yesterday I made a Book with less number of pages, and I was able to save it on my hard disk and in my external drive.  Please share your knowledge on how to address this problem.  Many thanks!

MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • Old Toad Level 10 Level 10 (113,115 points)

    By saving do you mean creating a PDF file of it?  Have you rebooted since the problem. Also try the following:


    1 - delete the iPhoto preference file,, that resides in your

         User/Home/Library/ Preferences folder.


    2 - delete iPhoto's cache file, Cache.db, that is located in your

    User/Home/Library/Caches/ folder (Snow Leopard and Earlier).




    or with Lion and Mt. Lion from the User/Library/Containers/




    3 - launch iPhoto and try again.


    NOTE 1: If you're moved your library from its default location in your Home/Pictures folder you will have to point iPhoto to its new location when you next open iPhoto by holding down the Option key when launching iPhoto.  You'll also have to reset the iPhoto's various preferences.


    NOTE 2:  In Lion and Mountain Lion the Library folder is now invisible. To make it permanently visible enter the following in the Terminal application window: chflags nohidden ~/Library and hit the Enter button - 10.7: Un-hide the User Library folder.


    If the above fails continue with the following:  


    Fix #1


    Launch iPhoto with the Command+Option keys held down and rebuild the library.




    Since only one option can be run at a time start with Option #3, followed by #4 and then #1 as needed.






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