[Digikam-devel] [Bug 228718] Renaming doesn't allow [file]{r:"%20", " "}.[ext]

Michiel Wittkampf michielwittkampf at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 21:57:12 GMT 2010


--- Comment #5 from Michiel Wittkampf <michielwittkampf gmail com>  2010-03-10 22:57:11 ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> (In reply to comment #3)
> > I guess you mean 'use an (advanced) search' if you say 'display the albums ...
> > in recursive mode'.
> Either this way or you could select your root album (the collection) in the
> album folder view, and check the Option "View->Include Album Sub-Tree" in the
> Menu, to see all your images at once. Then you could simply filter these images
> with the search field in the status bar.

Clear. Thanks.

> > I guess it speaks for itself that a fine improvement would be if the rename
> > dialog would be intuitive in this sense: that it would allow files to be in the
> > list which will not be renamed because the renaming action doesn't apply to
> > them.
> > Might this be a solution?: The rename dialog for example could filter out these
> > files before the filenames are transfered to the renaming function of KDE?? 
> Yes, in general this could work. But ignoring these files silently wouldn't be
> the best option. I will try to think about some solution. Maybe we could have a
> wizard-like dialog: The first page is the one we have now, and the second (if
> needed) shows the conflicting files and offers some tips / buttons / actions /
> whatever to solve these issues.


Just a thought: Maybe I don't see the human interface thing which is important
here. But I tend to think that using the red / black marking which is used now,
indicates clearly that some files are affected an others are not. I like that.
Maybe it is an idea to even improve that. That keeps it simple and yet

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