[Digikam-users] digikam and JPEG thumbs rendering : need JPEG files vertically oriented...

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Wed Mar 29 16:46:54 BST 2006

Le Mardi 28 Mars 2006 20:55, Daniel Bauer a écrit :
> Am Dienstag, 28. März 2006 07:35 schrieb Gilles Caulier:
> > Note your camera rotate automaticly the picture and the embeded Exif
> > thumbs. The  Exif orientation tags is always set to TOP/LEFT. In others
> > word, your camera have already done auto-rotation properlly... I can't
> > use it for my tests (:=)))...
> >
> > Gilles
> Hi Gilles
> Here are two other pictures:
>  http://www.daniel-bauer.com/gilles/PICT0001.JPG and
>  http://www.daniel-bauer.com/gilles/PICT0002.JPG

ok thanks. I will download it tomorrow morning...

> taken by my niece with a Konica/Minolta dimage x1 pocket camera, one taken
> turned to the left, the other to the right. Hope you can use them :-)
> If you can use it, I can send two more photos tomorrow taken with an "old"
> Nikon Coolpix of a friend of mine.

yes, i'm interresed by all JPEG file taken with camera. My collection is very 
important now. I very surprising like EXIF is not really well implemented by 
camera manufacturer...

> ---
> b.t.w.: Hey, yesterday I used the digikam "free rotation", "cut to aspect
> ratio" and "insert text" for the first time: what great tools, again!
> Earlier, in photoshop, I had to open the image (you know in windows:
> click-cklick, click-click... never ending...), add a "help line", measure
> its angle, choose "rotate image", enter angle, click-cklick,
> click-click..., then enter the aspect ratio for the select tool in two
> different fields, draw the selection, cut, save, click-cklick,
> click-click... etc.
> Now I am about ten times faster. Especially the automatic cutting of
> rotated pictures saves so much work, it's just great. Not to talk about the
> cutting-tool with the mask - a visible help I very much missed before.
> If I can attach a small wish to the "insert text" tool: would it be
> possible to remember the position of the last insert? (It already remembers
> text, size, color etc., which is just great, but as I have to insert my
> copyright marks in most of the pictures at the same position, it would be
> nice, if it would already be where I placed it in the last picture...).
> Nothing important, this, just if you feel bored one day and have nothing
> else to do :-))

I let's Marcel following this point. I'm agree in general by your contructive 
remarks (:=)))


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