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    hey

    can anybody tell me the best way to back up all of
    my stuff from iPhoto onto an external hard drive?

    any tips guidance etc appreciated

    regards neye:

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    open iphoto, click help ask that same question, It's right there
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    Quote Originally Posted by iNAP
    open iphoto, click help ask that same question, It's right there
    hey

    thanks inap forgot to look at help - a mistake i repeat when anxious to
    get started.

    i've had a quick read and think i want to create a new library and locate it
    on the external drive?

    kind regards

    :alien:

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    how many photos can you stuff on a 700mb cd?
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    Quote Originally Posted by nicklwj
    how many photos can you stuff on a 700mb cd?
    hey

    no idea - loads i guess

    i've a new 60 gig external and wanted to use it

    regards

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    depending on the size of your photos, lets say they are 1 mb apiece, 700 in that case, do the math, if they are more or less
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    Quote Originally Posted by iNAP
    depending on the size of your photos, lets say they are 1 mb apiece, 700 in that case, do the math, if they are more or less

    hey

    thank you

    regards :doctor:

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    I just copy everything in home directory/Pictures/iPhoto Library to my external drive. Works fine every time.

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