[Digikam-users] IPTC usage

Gerhard Kulzer gerhard at kulzer.net
Fri Aug 17 11:21:17 BST 2007

Am Friday 17 August 2007 schrieb Jared Breland:
> On 08/17/07 03:18, Jared Breland wrote:
> > On 08/17/07 02:25, Gerhard Kulzer wrote:
> >> Did you set Settings->Metadata->IPTC actions  ?
> >> What kind of image format are you using? Could that be the shwostopper?
> >
> > Yes.  I'm using v0.9.2, and I have all three of the options under IPTC
> > Actions checked.
> >
> >> You need the kipi-plugins installed, then you find the editor under
> >> the 'Images' menu.
> >
> > I do have kipi-plugins installed, but I don't see any plugins related to
> > metadata, nor do I see anything related to metadata under the Image menu.
> > However, it looks like I'm using an older version of kipi-plugins.  I'm
> > upgrading to the new version now to test it out.
> Ok, the new version of Kipi plugins gives me a Metadata editor.  That's
> exactly what I was looking for.  Thanks for the tip.


> However, I'm still not able to apply the tags automatically at import.  As
> stated above, I have all of the options under "IPTS Actions" enabled, but
> nothing gets applied.  Any suggestions on what I may be doing wrong?

In the camera GUI you also need to set the 'On-the-fly operations', maybe 
you're missing those.

> I forgot to answer your question about the image format.  These are JPEG
> images, taken with a Canon PowerShot S3 IS and transferred via SD card.  I
> can't think of any reason why this format would not be supported.

That's correct, jpeg is best supported by exiv2.

> --
> Jared

Hakuna matata
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