Photo Locations

What We'll Learn

  1. How to locate a picture in Picasa
  2. How to locate where the picture is on your computer

Where is it?

Sometimes it's easy to get lost in Picasa, and you want to find where the photo is actually stored.  Remember, Picasa does not store photos directly, it just provides you with views of them in your Folders, Albums and People Albums.


Exercise 1 - Locate in Picasa

Try the following exercise to find the Folder location of a picture in one of your Albums:
  1. In the Library Screen, go to a People Album
  2. Right click on a picture in the Album
  3. Choose Locate in Picasa
  4. Note the Folder that you are taken to.  This is the actual storage location of the picture.
 


Exercise 2 - Locate on Drive

Try this exercise to find where the photo is on your computer:
  1. Go to one of your Folders in Picasa
  2. Right click on a picture in the Folder
  3. Choose Locate on Disk
  4. Windows File Explorer will open with a view of the folder containing the picture


Exercise 3 - Open a Folder in Windows

Try this exercise to open a folder in Windows where your pictures are stored.

  1. Go to one of your Folders in Picasa
  2. At the top of the folder, click on the Folder Icon
  3. Windows File Explorer will open with a view of the folder


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