[Digikam-users] weird save problem

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Mon Dec 18 07:50:21 CET 2006


Strange. Please make a file in B.K.O in digiKam/ImageEditor section. Thanks in 
advance

Gilles

On Saturday 16 December 2006 14:51, Daniel Bauer wrote:
> some additional info on bottom...
>
> On Friday 15 December 2006 17:01, Daniel Bauer wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Don't know if this is already known: there's a weird save problem that I
> > can reproduce: sometimes a changed image cannot be saved (no overwrite of
> > previous version).
> >
> > To reproduce, here's what I did:
> >
> > 1) open a CR2 file in editor by clicking on thumbnail in album
> > 2) click filters--> black and white, do something (like "neutral"), click
> > ok 3) close editor window, choose filter "JPEG Image", save
> >
> > 4) open the new jpg file from step 3 again by clicking on thumbnail in
> > album 5) do something do change the picture (like
> > Fix->Colors-Brigntness..., change the brigness, click ok)
> > 6) close editor window, say "save" to the modified warning
> >
> > now usually the file will be saved without further dialogs etc., but
> > actually:
> >
> > 7) the dialog "New Image File Name" opens (which is wrong of course)
> > 8) cklicking "save" results in a short dis-/reappear of the dialog, but
> > the file is not saved/overwritten (I guess, because the wrong routine
> > "New Image" was called)
> >
> > the only way to get out, is to click "cancel", then you're back in the
> > editor and must discard the changes to close the editor window.
> >
> > Interesting:
> >
> > This *only* happens, if you open a newly created image as in the steps 1-
> > 3 above and have *not* opened another picture in between. As soon as you
> > have opened and closed any other picture (even without changing anything
> > in that other picture) you can open the picture from 3), change it, and
> > save/overwrite it as usual.
> >
> > I also tried step 3 using png and tiff, so it doesn't depend on the file
> > format.
> >
> > Do you already know this bug? Can somebody confirm that this does not
> > only happen on my machine?
> >
> > kind regards
> >
> > Daniel
>
> I see that this error only appears in 8-bit mode (settings->Configure
> digiKam->IO files->16 bits... *un*checked). If 16 bits... is checked this
> error doesn't occour.
>
> Also, to reproduce it's not really necessary to change the picture as told
> in Step 2. It suffices to open a CR2-file and "Save as..." jpg, for
> example.
>
> The error occurs only when starting with a CR2-file here (I don't know
> about other raw files, I have only CR2).
>
> Doing the same procedure but starting with a jpg or png or tiff... doesn't
> produce this problem.
>
> I have updated svn few minutes ago, just to be sure the error still
> occurs...
>
> Daniel


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