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Creating and Modifying New Film Rolls

Whenever you import photos into iPhoto, it creates a film roll to hold them, and in early versions of iPhoto, that was that. Now, however, you can create new film rolls and move photos between film rolls.

To create a new film roll:

  1. In the Library, select one or more photos (Figure 3.12).
    Figure 3.12

    Figure 3.12 Select some photos, as I've done with the first two of Tristan; then choose Create Film Roll from the File menu.

  2. From the File menu, choose Create Film Roll.

    iPhoto creates a new film roll using the selected photos (Figure 3.13).

    Figure 3.13

    Figure 3.13 iPhoto creates a new film roll using the selected photos and organizes it according to the dates of the photos.

To move photos between film rolls:

  • Select one or more photos and drag them on top of another film roll's name.

    iPhoto moves the photos to the destination film roll (Figure 3.14).

    Figure 3.14

    Figure 3.14 Drag photos from one film roll to the name of another to move them.

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