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Duplicating an Album
April 2, 2019
6:51 pm
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Bill5353
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I would like to make a duplicate of one of my previously created Albums. I would like the images in this new album to be in the same order as the current album…I will add to this new album (and subtract) once created. It seems like the system will only let me add pictures from the uploaded collection of photos or from my computer. Is it possible to create from another Album?

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Bill

April 4, 2019
2:35 pm
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You can select photos from one album and add to another:

  1. open the existing album,
  2. select the first photo – shift select the last. That selects all the photos in the album.
  3. Then click the + in the upper right and choose Album, Create new. 
  4. Give the new album a name

However, that will not maintain a custom order. The new album will have photos sorted by date. Also realize that this procedure has not duplicated the photos. Your photos are stored in the one photo library – any given photo can be added to multiple albums.

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