[Digikam-users] how to NOT embed tag hierarchy in IPTC?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 19:15:18 BST 2008

2008/8/10 Chris G <cl at isbd.net>:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 10:02:47PM +0200, Gilles Caulier wrote:
>> 2008/7/31 Lawrence Plug <ljp at dal.ca>:
>> > When sending an image to agencies and stock, I need only the
>> > individual tags, not the whole tag hierarchy, to be the IPTC
>> > keyword.
>> >
>> > For example, if i select only toronto, ontario, and canada in this
>> > hierarchy:
>> >
>> > places/canada/ontario/toronto
>> >
>> > .. I want 'toronto', 'ontario', and 'canada' to appear as
>> > individual IPTC keywords.
>> >
>> > Is there currently a way to do this??
>> >
>> > If not, I'll enter a feature request. When I use digikam now, a
>> > lot of editing of IPTC keywords outside digikam is required
>> > before submitting images. I could abandon hierarchical tags in
>> > digikam, but I don't want to do that as they are useful for
>> > organization.
>> Since digiKam 0.10.0 (KDE4) support XMP, we have a dedicated namespace
>> to host Tags Path. By this way iptc only store tags names as keywords,
>> like you want.
> Will it *only* work this way?  I usually want it to work the way it
> already works in 0.9.x & KDE3.  For example if I mark an image as
> Oman/Muscat I want to know it's a picture I took in Oman as well as
> being a picture of Muscat.

For the moment, yes. please open a whish in bugzilla to
digiKam/metadata component if you want to see something like that

Thanks in advance


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