Editing and Organizing in IPhoto

When i make several changes to a photo, I get the message saving changes, That is ok, But when i download the photos unto a disc to get
printed, Not only do i get the photos that i edited, I also get the old photos that was changed as well, So instead of having about 100 photos on my album i end up with about 400 on the disc. Can someone tell me what to do to avoid this, its driving me mad. ( Kevin )

See my post http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=1216978#1216978. That will explain what you did and how to correct it.
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