Aperture Archive

Apple Aperture: Symbole verschieben

Apple Aperture bietet einen vorgegebenen Satz an Symbolen im oberen Fensterbereich, mit denen sich Programmfunktionen schnell anwenden lassen. Manchmal nutzt man alle vorgegebenen Icons, ist aber mit der Positionierung nicht ganz zufrieden. Dies lässt sich jedoch schnell ändern. Betätigen Sie dazu die Befehl-Taste und schieben anschließend das entsprechende Symbol mit dem Maus-Cursor an die gewünschte

Apple Aperture: Schwebepalette teilweise ausblenden

Für ein bequemes Arbeiten bietet Apple Aperture 3 eine Schwebepalette an. Diese können Sie über die Taste H aufrufen und auch bei einer Vollbilddarstellung nutzen. Dann überdeckt die Palette allerdings Details im Foto. Dies kann jedoch bei der Anpassung eines Fotos hinderlich sein. Mit einem kleinen Trick lässt sich dieses Addecken beheben: Halten Sie beim Einsatz eines Reglers einfach die

Apple Aperture: Quick rejection of photos

Photos filed in Apple Aperture may not just be evaluated, but also rejected. Select the photo in question, open menu “Meta Data” and submenu “Evaluation”; one of the options is “Rejected”. A slightly quicker method is to click on tab “Meta Data” located on the Aperture window´s left-hand side.

Apple Aperture: Putting a photo on the light table twice

Apple Aperture 3 does not allow photos to be put on the light table twice. However, with a little trick you may outwit Aperture: Duplicate the photo and put the copy on Aperture´s virtual light table.

Apple Aperture: Quick display change

  Apple Aperture 3 allows a quick display format change of the library. Doubleclick (with mouse or trackpad) onto the photo in question. If you are in the “Split View” or “Viewer” format Aperture will immediately switch between these two display formats.  

Apple Aperture: Interworking with emails

  With the Mac OS X v10.6 there are several different way for photos from an Aperture library to be attached to Apple Mail. You can either click on the mail button in the toolbar or open a context menu with a right click onto the selected photo. Subsequently, activate option “Output” and then command

Apple Aperture: Direct import from iPhoto

  Apple Aperture 3 allows insertion of photos filed in iPhoto in various ways. You may either open option “Import” in menu “File” and option “iPhoto Library” or confirm the command “Show iPhoto Browser” in menu “File”. Use the mouse to pull the selected photo into the information window (onto one of your project names)

Apple Aperture: Partial masking of the floating window

Aperture has a floating window for easy working which you can activate via key H; the floating window can also be used if you are in the fullsize view format; however, the window will cover part of the photo, thereby impeding adjustment of the photos. With another little trick you can avoid this: Keep the

Apple Aperture: Hidden system integration

  Starting with the Mac OS X the integration of PDF files has been firmly implemented in the system flow. Since Aperture 2 this procedure is also applicable to Apple´s photo management and editing programmes. For example, the Mac OS 10.6 has a “PDF button” in the left-hand corner of the dialogue window of print

Apple Aperture: Damage protection of the database during backup

Be careful with data saving if you still use an older Mac version (up to Mac OS X 10.5.2). According to Apple damages may occur during backup or library recovery. Thus, you should exclude the Aperture library from the backup process. With Mac OS X 105.2 and newer the problem has been remedied so data

Apple Aperture: Change magnifying format

You can quickly change the size of the superimposed magnifying glass with a hot key. Use hot key “Shift-alt-+” to magnify the magnifying glass. If you want to grant the tool less space above the photo use hot key “Shift-select”.

Apple Aperture: Background image for the desktop

Mac OS X supports the use of pictures stored in Aperture as desktop images. Open the operating system´s “System Preferences” and activate category “Desktop + Screen Saver”. Open tab “Desktop” in the left column of Aperture´s library. The file structure is similar to the media library and its categories. Use the cursor to mark the