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setting random desktop pictures

326 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jun 9, 2007 10:20 PM by baltwo RSS
dsvphd Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jun 9, 2007 4:50 PM
I want to take pix from an iPhoto album to display desktop pictures that automatically change at a specified interval. I found an article that is supposed to address this: "iPhoto 5 or later: Desktop "change picture" feature does not work with new iPhoto albums"
i followed the instructions, "As a workaround,......In iPhoto, select the pictures you want to appear on your desktop. Click the Desktop button in iPhoto. Desktop & Screen Saver preferences will open with the selected photos as an iPhoto Selection, and the "Change picture" checkbox will already be selected."

BUT when I click the Desktop button the Desktop & Screen Saver prefs DO NOT open up - nothing happens at all.
Has anyone figured this out?
Thanks
G5 17" iMac 512MB 2GHz, Mac OS X (10.4.2)
  • baltwo Level 9 Level 9 (59,145 points)
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    Jun 9, 2007 10:20 PM (in response to dsvphd)
    Create a folder on the Desktop, copy the pix you want to display, System Preferences->Desktop & ScreenSaver->Desktop->Choose Folder, select the one on the Desktop.
    G4 450 MP Gigabit, Mac OS X (10.4.9)

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