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Transferring pictures from email to Picasa
May 28, 2014
2:06 am
Susie Winner

When I double click on the picture in my email I says edit in Picasa. It appears in the tray and I try to put it into a new album. Works fine until I move to a new email. As soon as I do the same process the previous picture disappear. What am I doing wrong and is there a tutorial?  Thanks Susie 

May 28, 2014
10:15 am
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That “edit in Picasa” only creates a temporary copy of the picture on your computer.  You’re seeing that because you have Picasa Photo Viewer turned on.  It is very confusing how they implement this and, for that reason, I recommend that people don’t use Photo Viewer – you can go to Picasa, click on Tools->Configure Photo Viewer then click the option to Don’t use Picasa Photo Viewer

The way to get a picture from email to your computer is to Download it, or Save to your computer (the wording will be different depending on what email software you use) Be sure to save it in your Pictures folder and then whatever subfolder makes sense.

Here’s a video that should help:

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