How can I search my library for duplicates?

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Is it possible for iPhoto to search the entire library for duplicate photos?

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Hi iMikey,
No, iPhoto does not have this option.
You might wait until iPhoto diet gets updated for iPhoto 6 and then try it. Please read all the documentation first.
To get back some of the space your iPhoto Library is taking up on your hard drive you can use http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~fuhrer/personal/freestuff/iphotodiet/iPhoto Diet
Quoted from the web site:
iPhoto Diet is a utility that helps to slim down your iPhoto library by manipulating your photos in the following ways:
*eliminate duplicate photos created internally by iPhoto or imported by yourself
*remove iPhoto's backups of rotated or modified photos
*strip the thumbnail icons of your photos
*remove thumbnail photos that have become mixed up with your high resolution photos
*identify photos which have not been added to albums
weed out unnecessary folders and files from the library
and more!
I suggest you read through the entire page because it expalins what iPhoto does and how it does it.
If you say to yourself "I can go through the originals folders right in the Finder and get rid of the images I no longer want" then you need to read On iPhoto 5, Originals, and GUI Scripting which will explain what happens if you do it yourself.

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