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Tip: Before clicking Open, you can highlight several photos to bring them all in at once. If the ones you want appear consecutively in the list, click the frst one, and then Shift-click the last one, to highlight all of them. If not, c-click each photo fle that you want to import. Either way, click Open to bring them all into iDVD simultaneously. DVD Slideshows To remove a picture from the list, just click it and then press the Delete key. You can also remove a whole bunch of pictures simultaneously by frst Shift-clicking them or c -clicking them, exactly as described in the previous Tip, before pressing Delete. Reordering Slides Changing the sequence of slides involves little more than dragging them to their new position. Yet again, you can select multiple slides at once (see the preceding Tip) and then drag them en masse. Slideshow Options iDVD offers some useful options at the bottom of the Slideshow Editor window: · Loop slideshow. If you turn on the "Loop slideshow" checkbox, the slideshow repeats endlessly, or until your viewer presses the Menu or Title button on the DVD remote control. · Displaynavigation. When you turn on this option, you'll see navigation arrows on the screen as your slideshow plays. Your audience can click these buttons with their remote controls to move back and forth within your slideshow. Navigation gives your viewers a feeling of fexibility and control. On the other hand, remember that they can always use the < and > buttons on their remote controls to move through the slides, even if no arrows appear on the screen. (Furthermore, you may consider the majesty of your photography marred by the superimposed triangle buttons.) · AddflestoDVD-ROM. When iDVD creates a slideshow, it scales all of your photos to 640 x 480 pixels. That's ideal for a standard television screen, which, in fact, can't display any resolu- tion higher than that. But if you intend to distribute your DVD to somebody who is computer savvy, you may want to give them the original, full-resolution photos. They won't see these photos when they insert the disc into a DVD player. But when they insert your DVD into their computers, they'll see a folder flled with the original, high- res photos, for purposes like printing, using as Desktop wallpaper, and so on. (In other words, you've created a dual-format disc that's both a DVD-video disc and a DVD-ROM.) · SlideDuration. This pop-up list allows you to specify how much time each slide spends on the screen before the next one appears: 1, 3, 5, 10 seconds, or Manual. chapter16:idvdprojectsbyhand 403