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FINALLY! Desktop pic from Safari
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NYK Ace
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Oct 27, 2007, 11:29 AM
 
You can FINALLY pull up an image from the web, control click, and set as desktop picture in leopard

i dont know if this was mentioned somewhere before but i just discovered it and needed to post
     
DeathMan
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Oct 27, 2007, 11:47 AM
 
I'm sure this is a highly requested feature, but it always seemed really dumb to me. Let's clutter up safari's contextual menu for something so unrelated as setting desktop images. It's treating the internet as a big photo repository and the browser as a desktop image viewer. We should also add an eyedropper tool in mail that will let you set any color to the system text select color!
     
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Oct 29, 2007, 02:19 AM
 
Originally Posted by DeathMan View Post
I'm sure this is a highly requested feature, but it always seemed really dumb to me. Let's clutter up safari's contextual menu for something so unrelated as setting desktop images. It's treating the internet as a big photo repository and the browser as a desktop image viewer. We should also add an eyedropper tool in mail that will let you set any color to the system text select color!
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Oct 29, 2007, 02:52 AM
 
Well, to be fair, for many, the internet IS a big photo repository.
     
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Oct 29, 2007, 10:30 AM
 
NYK Ace, I hadn't yet noticed this feature, but I'm glad it's there. Thanks for pointing it out.

I don't consider it as cluttering up Safari's contextual menu. It's a feature -- for better or for worse -- that millions have come to expect and one that I miss when on my Macs.

Saving a picture to a folder, then activating it through System Preferences is way less elegant than a simple right-click.
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Oct 29, 2007, 11:54 AM
 
This is a Safari 3 thing, not a Leopard thing, I can do this now with Safari 3 Beta in 10.4.

It'll be much easier if you just comply.
     
   
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