[Digikam-users] Digikam and KPhotoAlbum
stephanolbrich at gmx.de
Fri Dec 22 15:05:37 GMT 2006
On Friday 22 December 2006 10:52, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> Michael Gerdau wrote:
> > a) KPhotoAlbum has a very convenient way of creating collections
> > of my images. You can assign keywords, persons, locations etc.
> > to pictures (something like a hierarchical structure though not
> > completely user defineable). Each such keyword
> > (person/location/etc.) does create something like a "dynamic" album. Each
> > image thus belongs to several "dynamic" albums (basically reflecting the
> > hierarchical structure made up by the keywords etc).
> > That implies that by proper tagging one can very conveniently
> > add/remove pictures to albums thereby creating lots of different
> > groupings of my images.
> > I don't know whether the same would be possible in digikam but
> > if so it is at least not as intuitive (I won't argue about ease
> > of use as I not even how it could be done at all).
> Exactly what you describe is already in Digikam - It's called "Tags" You
> can assign multiple tags (e.g. places, people etc.) to each image and
> you are then able to quickly view your images by tag. It works pretty
> much exactly how you want. The concept of "Ablums" as a physical
> location still exists but you could almost complete hide this is you
> want to use tags as your primary UI.
The problem I have with that, is that then you still have the pictures from
one album grouped together in the tag-view. So you can't mix them, e.g. by
sorting them by date.
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