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iPhoto issue with ML 10.8.4

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Jun 14, 2013 7:17 AM

After updating to OS10.8.4 I can no longer view an individual photos within "info and edit".

I know the image is there because Face ID is showing as "is this So and So?"

So, for some strange reason, the image itself is invisible.

iMac (27-inch Late 2009), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.4), iPhoto 9
  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,895 points)
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    Jun 14, 2013 7:20 AM (in response to cryptodome)

    As a Test:



    Hold down the option (or alt) key and launch iPhoto. From the resulting menu select 'Create Library'



    Import a few pics into this new, blank library. Is the Problem repeated there?

  • Eric Root Level 6 Level 6 (14,005 points)
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    Jun 14, 2013 11:59 AM (in response to cryptodome)

    If that doesn't work, try rebuilding the library.


    iPhoto Library rebuild

  • Eric Root Level 6 Level 6 (14,005 points)
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    Jun 15, 2013 9:39 AM (in response to cryptodome)

    I tend to think it is iPhoto since my iPhoto works.


    You might want to try posting in the iPhoto community.



    Quit the application.

    You need to look in your user Library/Preferences/ for the .plist. Hold down the option key while using the Finder Go To Folder command. Enter ~/Library/Preferences/  Move the .plist to your desktop.

    Open the application and test. If it works okay, delete the plist(s) from the desktop.

    If the application is the same, return the .plist(s) to where you got them from, overwriting the newer ones.

    If you prefer to make your user library permanently visible, use the Terminal command found below.

    You might want to bookmark the command. I had to use it again after I installed 10.8.4. I have also been informed that if you drag the user library to Finder it will remain visible.


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