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Image Preview Saves the File When the Rotate Option Is Used on Any Picture

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When you click the Rotate option on any picture, the Image Preview feature automatically saves the file without prompting the user first.

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This behavior can occur when changes are made directly to a picture file that does not have an Undo option.

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To work around this behavior in Image Preview, use one of the following methods:
  • Rotate the picture in the opposite direction the same number of times that you originally rotated the picture. For example, if you rotated the picture clockwise once, rotate it counter-clockwise once.

  • Keep rotating the picture in the same direction until the picture returns to the original orientation.

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More information

This behavior occurs both in the My Pictures directory built in Image Preview and in the stand-alone window used to view a picture file.

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Keywords: KB266245, kbprb, kbdisplay

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Article Info
Article ID : 266245
Revision : 4
Created on : 1/27/2007
Published on : 1/27/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 275