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Publishing as a .Mac Slide Show

.Mac slides limit the audience for viewing the slides to Mac OS X 10.2 or later users who have access to the Internet. It enables these people to use your slide show as a screen saver on their computer.

  1. In iPhoto's Source list, select the album you want to publish as a .Mac slide show.
  2. Choose Share > .Mac Slides.
  3. A confirmation dialog appears. Click Publish.
    Figure 3-1

    Figure 3-1 Creating a .Mac Slide Show is as easy as clicking a Publish button.

    A .Mac Slides window appears with a status bar indicating upload progress. (The photos are stored in the Slide Shows folder inside the Pictures folder on your iDisk.)

    Figure 3-2

    Figure 3-2 This window appears as the images are uploaded.

    When the upload is finished, a dialog appears with information about how you can access the slide show.

    Figure 3-3

    Figure 3-3 This dialog explains how to access a .Mac slide show.

  4. Click a button:
    • Announce Slideshow creates an e-mail message with information about how to access the slide show as a screen saver from within Mac OS X 10.2 or later. You can enter recipient e-mail addresses for the message and send it.
    • OK dismisses the dialog without doing anything.
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