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Adding Info to People

There are four pieces of information associated with a person's snapshot in the Faces corkboard: the person's display name, full name, email address, and a key photo.

Ways to set the display name:

  • In the Faces corkboard, click the person's display name and enter a new one (Figure 4.14). Or...
    Figure 4.14

    Figure 4.14 To change a person's display name, just click it in the Faces corkboard and enter a new name.

  1. In the Faces corkboard, mouse over a snapshot and click its i button, or select it and choose Get Info from the File menu (cmd-i.jpg) to show the Information dialog (Figure 4.15).
    Figure 4.15

    Figure 4.15 In the Information dialog, you can change a person's display name, full name, email address, and key photo.

  2. Click the display name and enter a new one.
  3. Click Done to dismiss the dialog.

To set the full name:

  • In the Information dialog, click "full name" and type the person's full name (Figure 4.15). Click Done.

To set the email address:

  • In the Information dialog, click "email address" and type the person's email address (Figure 4.15). Click Done.

Ways to set the key photo:

  • In the Faces corkboard, scrub over the person's snapshot and when you see a new one you like, press spacebar.jpg.
  • When browsing through a person's photos, control.jpg-click the desired photo and choose Make Key Photo from the contextual menu.
  • In the Information dialog, scrub over the person's key photo and when you see one you like, click it. (The change isn't reflected until you click Done.)
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