[Digikam-users] Storing comments and tags outside the image?

Paul Waldo pwaldo at waldoware.com
Fri Nov 17 17:50:17 GMT 2006

On Friday 17 November 2006 12:24 pm, Caulier Gilles wrote:
> Le Vendredi 17 Novembre 2006 18:15, Paul Waldo a écrit :
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Is there any way to get digikam (0.9.0-beta3) to not store comments and
> > tags in the image, but someplace external?  I consider my images as
> > digital negatives and don't want them touched once uploaded to the
> > computer. Thanks in advance!
> >
> > Paul
> If you want to store comments/rating/tags/date in image metadata, unset the
> right option in Setup/Metadata.
> Metadata picture storage is a duplicate of database informations. Database
> is the area where digiKam always store informations outside the picture.
> regards
> Gilles Caulier
Hi Gilles,

I have all checkboxes in Setup|Metadata unchecked, yet my images get modified.  
The tooltips for these options imply that the image will be modified if they 
are checked, yet your comment implies that the image will be modified if they 
are *un*checked.  I'm confused!  Thanks.


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