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how do i move a picture from i photo to desktop to make a screen

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how do i move a picture from i photo to desktop to make a screen saver? thanks
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Are you wanting to use the photo as a desktop background or to only show when the screen goes blank (as a screen saver)?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

desktop background

Thanks, Don.

Can you tell me what version of OS X you are currently running?

Click the Apple Logo in the menubar at the top of the screen

Select "About This Mac"

In the window that opens, look for the "Version" information. Please let me know what it says.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thanks again.

In most cases, you can do this directly in System Preferences.

From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.

In the window, click Desktop & Screen Saver, then click the Desktop tab to display just the desktop preferences.

If you want to use a photo from your iPhoto Library, select "iPhoto" or "Library" in the left pane. (It may take a minute or two for the option to appear).

Click the down arrow, if needed, to select from a list of Events or Albums.

In the right pane, click any thumbnail to place the image on the desktop.

Once finished, you can close the System Preferences window.

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