[Digikam-devel] [Bug 146773] New: Metadata sources preference when sorting images

PaweĊ‚ Marciniak pave at o2.pl
Thu Jun 14 08:53:32 BST 2007


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           Summary: Metadata sources preference when sorting images
           Product: digikam
           Version: 0.9.1
          Platform: unspecified
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: wishlist
          Priority: NOR
         Component: general
        AssignedTo: digikam-devel kde org
        ReportedBy: pave o2 pl


Version:           0.9.1 (using KDE KDE 3.5.7)
Installed from:    Unlisted Binary Package

I've already reported my problem as a comment to closed bug #139264, but it didn't get any attention.

Currently, when digiKam sorts images, it looks first at exif DateTimeOriginal, then exif DateTimeDigitized, and if none of them is available it falls back to the filesystem date. I don't agree with the preference of DateTimeOriginal to DateTimeDigitized, at least as long as digiKam "Adjust Time & Date" feature changes only the latter.

It often happens that I collect pictures from my friends' cameras that don't have their clocks fully synchronized. Then I would like to adjust (in batches) the dates to that all pictures "fit" together. Currently this is impossible, because digiKam would still sort images using the original date that remains unchanged.



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