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msuper69
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Aug 15, 2011, 07:37 PM
 
I think it's odd how right-clicking on an image in Safari does not offer the option to email the photo.
I also think it's odd how the default location for saving such images is Documents rather than Pictures.
     
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Aug 16, 2011, 04:32 PM
 
Originally Posted by msuper69 View Post
I think it's odd how right-clicking on an image in Safari does not offer the option to email the photo.
I also think it's odd how the default location for saving such images is Documents rather than Pictures.
You can either copy the photo and paste it in an email or drag it to Mail in the Dock (assuming you use Mail).

Here are my options for saving an image:

Save image to "Downloads"
Save image as...
Add image to iPhoto Library
Use image as Desktop Picture

Nothing about saving in Documents.

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Aug 16, 2011, 04:45 PM
 
Originally Posted by ibook_steve View Post
You can either copy the photo and paste it in an email or drag it to Mail in the Dock (assuming you use Mail).

Here are my options for saving an image:

Save image to "Downloads"
Save image as...
Add image to iPhoto Library
Use image as Desktop Picture

Nothing about saving in Documents.

Steve
My bad. I meant 'Downloads'.
     
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Aug 16, 2011, 05:04 PM
 
Originally Posted by ibook_steve View Post
You can either copy the photo and paste it in an email or drag it to Mail in the Dock (assuming you use Mail).
Dragging it to Mail's Dock icon idiotically, maddeningly, ununderstandably DOES NOT WORK.

It will open a new email with the image's ADDRESS in the body - as text.
     
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Aug 16, 2011, 06:31 PM
 
Originally Posted by Spheric Harlot View Post
Dragging it to Mail's Dock icon idiotically, maddeningly, ununderstandably DOES NOT WORK.

It will open a new email with the image's ADDRESS in the body - as text.
Oh, well how do you like that? That's stupid.

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Aug 17, 2011, 03:06 PM
 
Originally Posted by Spheric Harlot View Post
Dragging it to Mail's Dock icon idiotically, maddeningly, ununderstandably DOES NOT WORK.

It will open a new email with the image's ADDRESS in the body - as text.
I've never seen that in Snow Leopard...dragging a picture to Mail's Dock icon will create a new email message with the picture in the body as an image. If it's text maybe it's encoding the image to text like the old days with uuencode or something similar.
     
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Aug 17, 2011, 03:29 PM
 
Originally Posted by cgc View Post
I've never seen that in Snow Leopard...dragging a picture to Mail's Dock icon will create a new email message with the picture in the body as an image.
FROM SAFARI, not from the Desktop.
     
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Aug 17, 2011, 03:49 PM
 
That's the behavior I've seen from the Finder as well, at least in SL.

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Aug 18, 2011, 01:42 AM
 
If you drag a photo from the Finder to Mail's Dock icon, it will open a new e-mail with the image in it.

If you drag it from Safari, it will open a new e-mail with the image ADDRESS in it.
     
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Aug 18, 2011, 07:40 PM
 
You can drag from Safari to a an email window
     
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Aug 18, 2011, 07:41 PM
 
Ok, I overlooked the "Safari" part...but I am correct about the Finder part
     
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Aug 18, 2011, 07:46 PM
 
Originally Posted by Uncle Skeleton View Post
You can drag from Safari to a an email window
Ah - nice catch.

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