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iPhoto '11: Open and view an existing photo book

Open and view an existing photo book

After you create a book, it is saved in iPhoto. You can open and view your books in the Bookshelf in full-screen view and from the Source list in the iPhoto main window. To see more detail, you can zoom in on a book’s page spread.

To open a book in full-screen view:

  1. In full-screen view, navigate to the main view.

    To get to the main view, you may need to click the All Events, All Faces, Projects, or other navigational button in the top-left corner of the window.

    In full-screen view, the main view contains five navigational buttons for the Events, Faces, Places, Albums, and Projects views. The content shown corresponds with the selected button.

    Image of the toolbar in Full-screen view, showing the Events, Faces, Places, Albums, and Projects buttons
  2. Click the Projects button in the toolbar.

    Image of the Projects button in full-screen view

    The Bookshelf appears, displaying your books, cards, and calendars.

    Image of the Bookshelf

    To get information about a book in the Bookshelf, position the pointer over the book.

    Image showing the title, theme, type, and size information that appears when the pointer is positioned over a book
  3. Double-click the book.

    The book appears in All Pages view.

To open a book in the iPhoto main window:

  • Click the book name in the Source list.

    Image of the Source list

    The book appears in All Pages view.

    To get information about a book, position the pointer over the book’s name at the top of the window.

    Image showing the theme, type, and size information that appears when the pointer is positioned over a book name

To open a page spread:

  1. Open the book project.

    The book’s pages appear in All Pages view.

  2. Double-click a page.

    The page spread appears with the page you double-clicked selected.

To zoom in or out on a book’s page spread:

If you want to see more or less detail, you can zoom in or out on a page spread.

  1. Open the book project.

    The book’s pages appear in All Pages view.

  2. Double-click a page.

    The page spread appears with the page selected.

  3. Drag the zoom slider at the left side of the toolbar to zoom in or out.

    Image of the zoom slider
  4. When you zoom in close enough that you can’t see the entire page spread in the iPhoto window, the Navigator appears above the Zoom slider. Drag the Navigator box to view different areas of a page spread.

    Image of the navigator box
Last Modified: Apr 23, 2013
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  • Last Modified: Apr 23, 2013
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