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changing iphoto

Post by piepkorg » March 15th, 2012, 5:25 pm

My wife's MacBookPro is 2 1/2 years old. The screen-saver is set to all photos in iphoto. The problem is that when a photo comes up on the screen during saver mode, it is programmed to zero in on only one face of several or many in a particular photo. How can I change it to bring up the whole photo every time?
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by Turboladdade » March 15th, 2012, 6:36 pm

If you're talking about your Mac's Screen Saver preferences (rather than iPhoto slideshow) then just click options and you'll see this window:
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Uncheck "Crop slides to fill screen" and you'll the entire picture to show up. It does that because your photos are usually completely different aspect ratios than your display, so zooming in on portions removes the black bars.
I am now telling the computer exactly what it can do.
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by piepkorg » March 16th, 2012, 10:49 pm

Upon unchecking that box, some photos do now have black on the sides. But the screen-saver still cuts out large parts of the original photo. Have no idea what else I might do? Is this older version of Mac unchangeable?
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by OlSkule » March 19th, 2012, 2:12 pm

Which release of OS X are you running on what model of Mac Book Pro? May be able to test behavior.
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by piepkorg » March 20th, 2012, 8:42 am

10.5.8; 13" - purchased in Jun '09
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by Turboladdade » March 20th, 2012, 9:46 am

Try also unchecking "zoom back and forth"
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by piepkorg » March 20th, 2012, 12:24 pm

Thanks for the suggestions. That box was already unchecked. Just the two top ones are now checked -- Random order and cross fade
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by philiprambo » March 22nd, 2012, 2:04 am

To change facebook simply click on your photo.Click on change photo,browse a new image and press ok.
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by piepkorg » March 22nd, 2012, 8:20 am

Sorry. The problem is not with facebook. It is with the screensaver where instead of it pulling up the whole picture as it cycles through randomly, it displays only one face of a larger picture. I prefer the whole picture on the screensaver display.
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by piepkorg » April 9th, 2012, 9:58 am

Still no resolution to this -- screensaver zooming in way too far and showing only one face of many in a pic. Is is just that the older versions of Mac cannot be changed?
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Re: changing iphoto

Post by Turboladdade » April 9th, 2012, 10:11 am

If I uncheck all of those boxes I just get stationary pictures centered on my screen, not zoomed in at all. So I don't know really what's going on with your system but its either a glitch, you're doing something wrong, or you're talking about iPhoto slideshows, not Mac OS X screensavers, in which case those settings have no effect.
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