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Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 05:00 pm PT (08:00 pm ET)

Apple posts iPhoto 9.1.2, Mac OS X 10.6.7 Snow Leopard Font Update

Apple has posted two Software Updates: one fixing bugs and adding new card themes to iPhoto, and a second that solves a problem with OpenType fonts in Mac OS X 10.6.7.

iPhoto 9.1.2

The update for iPhoto '11 adds new card themes and improves overall stability while addressing a number of other minor issues, including, according to Apple's release notes:

  • Addresses an issue that prevented the Zoom slider from being accessible in Magnify (1-Up) view

  • Fixes an issue where Toolbars were not auto-hiding in Full Screen view

  • Search field now correctly performs an "includes" search when searching by text string

  • Fixes minor formatting issues with book, card and calendar themes

  • Message Size of emails now correctly updates when changes are made using the Photo Size menu

  • Addresses an issue that prevented some iPhoto 5 libraries from upgrading correctly

  • Multiple book pages can now be drag-selected when in All Pages view

  • Design tools in print project panels are now accessible via separate Layout and Options buttons

  • Photo backgrounds applied to a book are now preserved when book type is changed

  • Tab key can now be used to navigate through all text fields in a book project


Snow Leopard Font Update

A second update addresses "issues displaying and printing certain OpenType fonts and is recommended for all Mac OS X v10.6.7 users."

Apple notes that the update includes fixes that:

  • Address an issue in which some OpenType fonts don't display correctly in certain applications

  • Resolve issues printing from Preview

  • Address an issue with PDF files not opening in third-party PDF viewing applications

  • Resolve invalid font errors when printing to PostScript printers