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How to shuffle photos (random order) in slide show?

5743 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: May 5, 2006 11:17 AM by briant514 RSS
Michael Levin Level 2 Level 2 (175 points)
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Mar 11, 2006 4:15 AM
The Help of my iPhoto says I can somewhere set an option to make the slide order of photos in a slideshow be random (shuffle). I don't see this in any of the menus! The help says

"Click Settings at the top of the Slideshow window to set one or more of the following options:"

my Settings are at the bottom, not at the top, and I see all the other choices (music, transition effects, etc.) but nothing about play order. Am I missing something?

G5, Mac OS X (10.3.9)
  • lori_diloreto Level 6 Level 6 (16,995 points)
    Hi Michael,
    You can only shuffle slides in the "on the fly" slideshows. This is the slideshow that you get by selecting an album or group of photos and hitting the Play icon (arrow) at bottom left area of toolbar.
    iMac 800 512, iBook 700 640, Mac OS X (10.4.4), AE, Canon i9900, Canon LIDE30, Canon S2, iPod 3gen, shuffle
  • lori_diloreto Level 6 Level 6 (16,995 points)
    This is one problem with on the fly slideshows and Ken Burns as you have no control on the zoom and the pan. If you want to have control you have to use the slideshow icon to create the slideshow and edit the Ken Burns effect on all or only those that are giving you the problem, Of course, you now can't do the random shuffle of slides.
    iMac 800 512, iBook 700 640, Mac OS X (10.4.4), AE, Canon i9900, Canon LIDE30, Canon S2, iPod 3gen, shuffle
  • Julie Knight Calculating status...
    Did they fix this problem in iphoto 6? I have a several hundred slide show and I don't want to have to manually place each photo. Any tips? I want to do a real slideshow so that I can burn DVD's. Thanks.

    iphoto 6   Mac OS X (10.4.6)  
  • briant514 Calculating status...
    Having seen this dialogue ~I wonder if anyone has encountered and inability to show slides of albums across an 2 computer mac network.
    Slideshow icon is greyed out when I look into the networked iphoto library.
    This didnt seem to happen in earlier version
    Any ideas
    Dual 450 power pc and newtorked mini, Mac OS X (10.4.6), iphoto 6.0.2


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