[Digikam-users] Recover lost tags and comments

Janis Hagelberg janis.h at freesurf.ch
Mon Jul 4 22:55:25 BST 2005

On Monday 04 July 2005 21.35, Tom Albers wrote:
> Op maandag 4 juli 2005 21:24, schreef Janis Hagelberg:
> > Hi!
> > I've lost all comments and tags because i renamed a folder containing
> > pictures. This is not the first time it happens to me, and i wonder if
> > there is any way to recover the tags. As for the comments, i still have
> > them stored in the exif, but digikam doesn't "import" them into the
> > digikam comments, is there something to do?
> >
> > I'm running digikam 0.7.2 (debian testing).
> In the original folder is a file called digikam.db. If you copy that
> together with the images, it should work. The file is located in the album
> path as you can find in the settings and should be placed in the album path
> of the new location.
> Toma
Well, actually i only renamed a subfolder, so the digikam.db was left 
untouched, but i only discovered my error when i opened digikam. I fear that 
by opening digikam, the digikam.db has been altered.

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