[Digikam-devel] [Bug 129523] New: editing images in other programs (e.g.: gimp)
heiner at heiner-lamprecht.net
Wed Jun 21 20:50:57 BST 2006
On Tuesday 20 June 2006 23:49, Dennis Gnad wrote:
> -> when editing in another program not supporting the database
> stuff of digikam, it gets first copied to a temporary file ->
> that temporary file is then opened in the other program (like
> gimp, or anything else)
> -> digikam shows a question dialog "is the editing finished?"
> which offers "yes, copy it back" and "cancel"(which deletes the
> temporary file)
> -> if "yes" is chosen, digikam will copy the image back with
> another name like DSC_xxxx_2.jpg (then maybe a new "version" of
> the image) and add the tags,date,exif,iptc informations which it
> should definately have, as it is valueable for the database
I think, versioning (in terms of "image X is derived from image Y")
would be very fine. But your workflow seems to be too difficult.
It should be sufficient to be able to copy meta data from one image
to an other, either in terms of only adding missing fields, or
overwriting existing as well.
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