[Digikam-users] Save original filename in IPTC

Caspar Maessen cmaessen at casco.demon.nl
Mon Jul 2 18:38:13 CEST 2007


Op maandag 2 juli 2007, schreef Robert Markula:

  > > done in Exif.Image.DocumentName by editor or batch tools...
  >
  > IPTC the 'Object Name' could be used for that.
As I recall, both tags are meant to be a reference to the actual 
filename.
  >
  > The key to using this feature (if applied) would be some kind of
  > automatism that writes the image filename to this IPTC and/or EXIF
  > field as soon as the image is loaded.
If there should be an automatism at all, than it is that these tags are 
changed as the actual filename changes.

  > After that, the file can be 
  > renamed however the user would like, since the original filename is
  > saved as a reference.
So, no I don't think this is a good idea, and if one is thinking about 
implementing it, than I suggest to make it configurable in the 
digiKam-settings.

Caspar.
-- 
Risico-manager: de hofnar van weleer? De Koning kan maar beter 
luisteren. --B.J.M. Ale (2004)


More information about the Digikam-users mailing list