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iDVD Projects by Hand > iDVD Projects by Hand - Pg. 401

· If you export an iPhoto slideshow (a set of photos to which you've applied music, panning and zooming effects, specifc crossfade styles, and even individual, per- slide timings), iDVD treats the result as a movie. Your audience will see a frozen slideshow when they press the Enter or Play buttons on their remote. They'll see the pictures in the sequence, and with the timings, you specifed; they'll have no control over the show. You can work with this movie as you would any other movie you've imported from iMovie or the Finder. · If you export an album (a "folder" full of photos, assembled and arranged by you), iDVD treats the result as a slideshow--a collection of pictures that your DVD audience can peruse, one at a time, using the arrow buttons on their remote controls. The rest of this discussion applies to these DVD slideshows. In iDVD, a slideshow looks like a submenu button that bears the name of the album you exported. Double-click it to view the list of pictures inside, change their sequence, and make other adjustments, as described on page 405. Tip: If you make changes to your iPhoto album--by adding photos or rearranging them, for example--click iPhoto's iDVD button again. Instead of adding a second copy to your DVD project, iDVD is smart enough to update the existing slideshow. Thanks to this smart feature, you can update your albums as often as you like without any adverse affects on your iDVD project. Note, however, that you don't enjoy this luxury when you use the Photos pane within iDVD. Dragging an album out of the Photos pane onto a menu a second time gives you a second copy. DVD Slideshows Figure 16-11: To add a new slideshow, drag any album (from the top pane of the Media Photos pane) onto your iDVD workspace. You can also select more than one al- bum and drag them en masse. (The usual multiple-selection tricks apply: c-click several albums in turn to select all of them, for example.) chapter16:idvdprojectsbyhand 401